The Drive with Lon Tay & Derek Piper

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11/23/22 Hour 2: Luke Goode on Vegas, two-a-days & Thanksgiving with the team

Illini guard Luke Goode joins the guys for his weekly segment. Later, hear from Bret Bielema. The guys also give their picks for Illinois-Northwestern.

11/23/22 Hour 1: Big Ten hoops Feast Week results; Who are you buying in the B1G?

Lon and Derek discuss the other results around Big Ten basketball this week. They hit on which teams they're buying and who has surprised them. Later, hear from Illini head coach Brad Underwood.

11/22/22 Hour 2: Evaluating Illini basketball’s freshmen; World Cup chatter

Lon and Derek continue their Next Question segment on Illini basketball and hit on the freshmen. Later, the guys talk some World Cup.

11/22/22 Hour 1: Illini basketball Next Question

Lon and Derek hit a number of different angles involving Illini basketball in Next Question.

11/21/22 Hour 2: Piper’s thoughts on the Main Event in Vegas

Derek and Lon catch up on Illinois basketball's showing at Continental Tire Main Event in Las Vegas over the weekend.

11/21/22 J LEMAN HOUR: Ranting on the refs & more reaction from Illinois’ close loss at Michigan

J Leman goes off on the officiating once again impacting an Illini loss. He and Lon give their other thoughts on Illinois' heartbreaker at Michigan on Saturday.

11/16/22 Hour 2: What do you expect from Illini sports this weekend?; Any chance for Illinois football in Ann Arbor?

Lon and Derek break down what to expect from a big Illini sports weekend and give their predictions. The guys break down Illinois football heading to Ann Arbor to take on Michigan.

11/16/22 Hour 1: Big test awaits for Illinois basketball in Main Event; Previewing the field in Vegas

Lon and Derek discuss a big weekend for Illinois basketball as they head to Las Vegas, including who needs to step up and what challenges they're going to face. The guys preview the loaded field of UCLA, Baylor, and Virginia.

11/15/22 Hour 2: Luke Goode on teammates’ growth and big trip to Vegas; Recapping NFL Week 10

Luke Goode joins the show to discuss his teammates' hot start to the year and what lies ahead in Las Vegas for the Illini. The guys recap the games from NFL Week 10.

11/15/22 Hour 1: Terrence Shannon goes for 30 in blowout Illini win; Underwood on Shannon’s dominance and freshmen’s progress

Lon and Derek recap an impressive performance by Illinois basketball and Terrence Shannon's big 30-point night. Brad Underwood discusses Shannon's dominant play, the progress of his freshmen, and how ready his team is to face UCLA.

11/14/22 Hour 2: Thoughts on Illini basketball thus far; Most frustrating part of the Illinois-Purdue game

Lon and Derek begin the hour talking about the most frustrating part of the Illinois-Purdue loss. Later, the guys discuss their thoughts on what Brad Underwood's squad has shown so far.

11/14/22 J LEMAN HOUR: Bummed about loss to the Boilers; Why isn’t this the same team from October?

J Leman joins the guys to give his reaction to Illini football's disappointing loss to Purdue.

11/10/22 Hour 2: Luke Goode on first game and learning from the sidelines; NFL Week 10 whip around

Luke Goode joins the show to discuss his view of the Illini's opening night win, what it's like being on the sidelines with injury, and what he expects from his guys going forward. The guys preview Week 10's slate of NFL action.

11/10/22 Hour 1: Illinois to host ring ceremony for 21-22 title team; Bielema talks Purdue

Lon and Derek discuss Illinois hosting a ring ceremony for the 2021-22 Big Ten Championship team and some familiar faces coming back to campus. Bret Bielema talks about his coordinators and previews his team's matchup with Purdue.

11/09/22 Hour 2: Who needs to step up against Purdue?; Big Ten opening night results

Lon and Derek discuss who needs to step up in order for Illinois to beat Purdue on Saturday. The guys run through results from around the Big Ten on the opening nights of the college basketball season. Shauna Green previews the Illini women's opener against LIU.

11/09/22 Hour 1: Illinois signs 3 on Signing Day; Underwood discusses signees

Lon and Derek break down Illinois signing 3 prospects on basketball signing day. Brad Underwood discusses his 3 signees and what they bring to the table.

11/08/22 Hour 2: Coleman Hawkins breakout?; Recapping NFL Week 9

Lon and Derek discuss Coleman Hawkins' big night and the potential for him to have a big season. Later, they discuss whether Illinois will bounce back against Purdue in football. The guys recap the games from NFL Week 9.

11/08/22 Hour 1: Breaking down Illinois basketball’s opening night victory over EIU

Lon and Derek discuss Illinois basketball's 87-57 victory over Eastern Illinois including the positives, negatives, and takeaways moving forward.

11/07/22 Hour 2: Consequences of bad Illini football loss; Illinois basketball tips off against EIU

Lon and Derek talk about why it's ok to be angry and frustrated about Illinois' loss against Michigan State. The guys preview Illinois basketball's season opener against Eastern Illinois and what to expect from a new team.

11/07/22 J LEMAN HOUR: Frustrations unleashed after disappointing loss to MSU; Looking ahead to Purdue

J Leman joins the guys to give his thoughts on Illinois' loss to Michigan State, as well as the path ahead and a big game against Purdue coming up.

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