Derek and Trevor talk more Big Ten hoops during Drive Time. Later, Hans and Alec join the guys to give their picks for Illinois at Iowa, Super Bowl LIV and the B1G basketball slate. Hans also puts together a birthday edition of Servin' It Up.
Lon, Derek and Trevor break down Illinois' 59-51 win over Minnesota for their seventh straight Big Ten victory. Later, the guys hear from Brad Underwood and Richard Pitino.
01/30/20 Hour 2: Drive Time (MLB Signings, NBA All-Star Game), Previewing Illinois-Minnesota, Game Picks
Lon and Trevor talk about the Reds making another move and the NBA announcing changes to the All-Star Game during Drive Time, before breaking down Illinois vs Minnesota and predicting who they think will win the game.
Lon and Derek talk with Southern Illinois basketball coach Bryan Mullins about the team's recent four-game win streak. Later, the guys chat with Ryan James, who writes for Gophers Illustrated and helps them preview tonight's Illinois-Minnesota matchup. Then the guys talk to Jeff Schroder from Mettler Center about Kris Bryant's shoulder.
01/29/20 Hour 2: Super Bowl X-factors, Lon’s Kris Bryant Thoughts, Trev’s Super Bowl Ticket Part Two
In Hour 2, the guys talk about what will be the biggest keys in the Super Bowl and Lon gives his argument on why the Cubs should keep Kris Bryant. Later, the guys close out Trev's Ticket for Super Bowl LIII.
Derek and Trevor talk about what is next for Kris Bryant and the Cubs after Bryant's service time settlement has been determined. Lon then joins the show for Trev's Ticket Part I of Super Bowl LIII.
Lon, Derek and Trevor talk about Wisconsin's close loss against Iowa during Drive Time, before Lon whips out severall All-Decade MLB lists, including home run, strikeout and ERA leaders. Later, Lon and Trevor argue about player stats and Mike Trout's value.
Lon and Derek rank Illinois' remaining home games and which ones they're most excited to see. Which game they rank #1 may surprise you! Later, Kevin Wheeler joins the guys to talk about the Cardinals, Cubs and Reds and their NL Central moves (or lack thereof).
01/27/20 Hour 2: Discussing Ayo’s Clutch Shot, Illinois’ Big Win; NL Central Signings; Tracy McGrady Audio
Lon and Derek discuss Illinois' massive win over Michigan behind more clutch shot-making from Ayo, before discussing the Reds signing Castellanos and where the NL Central goes from here.
Lon, Derek and Trevor remember Kobe Bryant and the impact he made on them. They play audio from Doc Rivers, Kobe himself, Mike Breen and Tracy McGrady. Later, the guys continue to honor former Illini Robert Archibald by playing an interview Lon and Jeremy did with Arch back in 2013.
Lon, Trevor, Alec and Hans do a little Drive Time and make their picks across sports for the weekend slate.
With Derek on his way to Ann Arbor Lon and Trevor discuss the tragic passing of former Illini Basketball Big Ten Champion Robert Archibald and talk Illini hoops being tied for first place in the Big Ten.
Lon, Derek and Trevor recap their thoughts on Alan Griffin's 2-game suspension and if Illinois should appeal. Later, the guys discuss the Cubs and Cardinals' money problems and where they should go from here, and then they run it back with this week's Trev Ticket.
01/23/20 Hour 1: Alan Griffin Suspended 2 Games, Big 10 Coach of the Year Discussion, Mettler Mix-Up
Lon, Derek and Trevor discuss the Big Ten's ruling to suspend Alan Griffin 2 games for his incident with Purdue Tuesday night. Later, the guys run through each successful Big 10 team in the conference and which coach should win the honor of Coach of the Year.
Derek and Trevor discuss Kofi Cockburn and Ayo Dosunmu's credentials as NBA prospects and who might have the higher ceiling at the next level. Later, the guys hear from Brad Underwood, Matt Painter and Illini players after Tuesday's win in West Lafayette.
Lon, Derek and Trevor discuss a huge win for Illini basketball at Purdue and break down what it tells you going forward. Later, the guys are joined by bracket enthusiast and gambling expert Brad Evans to talk about Illinois' odds of winning the Big Ten and what their projected NCAA tournament seeding would be right now.
01/20/20 Hour 2: Tyler and Brad Underwood Interviews, Big Ten Hoops Team Draft, Could You Outrun Yadi Molina?
Lon and Derek play audio from Brad Underwood discussing the Chiefs' big AFC title game win, and then Derek goes one-on-one with Tyler Underwood to talk about Brad scheduling practice during the Chiefs game. Later, the guys draft their Big Ten Hoops teams for the remainder of the season, before breaking down what Illinois has to do to beat Purdue. Later, the guys discuss whether or not they could outrun Yadier Molina to first base.
01/20/20 Hour 1: Illinois-Northwestern Recap, Discussing Future Illini Schedule, Marquee Network Additions
Lon and Derek discuss Illinois' close 75-71 win over Northwestern this past weekend, before taking a look at the remainder of the teams' schedule to project how many wins they'll have come March. Later, Trevor joins the guys to discuss the media personalities being added to the Cubs' new Marquee Network.
The guys talk all about the sports stories of the day in Drive Time. They also play audio from Coach Underwood on tomorrow's game. Later, they do Who Ya Got where they give their predictions for this weekend's games including Illinois vs. Northwestern.
The guys talk about what Lon missed while he was on the beach this past week. Later, they go over today's Cardinals Caravan with audio of the visiting Cards players.