Lon and Derek are joined by Illini basketball assistant coach Stephen Gentry to discuss his impact on this past season by bringing new ideas to the table. They also ask him what the staff is doing to stay in contact with the players during this time. Later, the guys hear from Brad Underwood about his approach on the transfer market and what he'd like to find.
Lon and Derek hear from Illini head coach Brad Underwood via his teleconference talking about Ayo Dosunmu's NBA Draft decision and the NCAA's decision to deny extra eligibility for winter sports.
TJ Mathews, former Cardinal Pitcher involved in the Mark McGwire trade, joins the guys to discuss his career and experience with the Cardinals. The guys then speak with Derek Klein, Assistant Coach of Andre Curbelo at LuHi, about Curbelo's skills and outlook as he comes to Champaign this fall.
The guys discuss what the NCAA would look like if they rule winter athlete seniors eligible to come back and the impact this could have on Andres Feliz. Nick Irvin, Morgan Park High School's Head Basketball Coach, joins the show to discuss Adam Miller, Brandon Weston, and EYBL postponement.
The guys talk about the things they've been doing during quarantine. Later Hans Dee hosts Who Ya Got, with wild match-ups.
The guys talk about the latest on Illinois Basketball with transfers and recruits.
The guys chat with former Illini Running Back Dre Brown about this past season and his football future. Mike Bellamy, Illini Running Back's Coach, joins the show to discuss the current state of recruiting and Illinois Football.
The guys reminisce about their favorite MLB Opening Day Memories. We hear audio from Bruce Weber being interviewed on The Jeremy Werner show about the Arizona comeback in 2005. Chris Hrabe from KMOX Cardinals Radio Network joins the show to discuss the current Corona Virus situation in baseball.
The guys speak with James Haring, former member of John Groce's Illini Staff, and then we hear audio from Jay Bilas' interview on the Jeremy Werner Show.
The guys speak with former Illini Men's Golfer D.A. Points and then discuss the recent transfers out of Illini Men's Basketball.
Lon and Derek are joined by Missouri Valley associate commissioner Jack Watkins to discuss the NCAA tournament being canceled, as well as potential transfer reform in the NCAA this offseason. Later, the guys discuss what would happen with Adam Miller and the scholarship situation if Ayo Dosunmu were to return.
Lon and Derek discuss whether Illinois basketball should have been in ESPN's way-too-early top 25 for the 2020-21 college hoops season. Later, the guys are joined by Sam Vecenie of The Athletic to break down Ayo Dosunmu's upcoming decision on whether to enter the NBA Draft and where he is currently projected. Vecenie also breaks down Luka Garza, Cassius Winston and other Big Ten draft prospects.
The guys talk with Adrian Griffin about the progression of Alan and the outlook on the NBA season. Derek and Lon then take a trip down memory lane looking into the 2001 Illini Men's Basketball Elite 8 run and the tough competition they faced.
The guys are joined by Cory Bradford, former Illini MBB, and ask him about his basketball journey all over the world.
The guys are joined by Derrick Burson, Illinois Sports Information Director, to discuss the season, and reactions of the team after the cancellations of the B1G and NCAA Tournaments. Later, Hans Dee hosts a wild Who Ya Got.
The guys interview Craig Anderson on his decision to suspend spring sports because of COVID-19. Later, they are joined by Jack Ingram to talk about his 2004-05 basketball season.
Lon and Derek are joined by Marlee Wierda of WCIA3 Sports to discuss how the station is handling the challenge of covering sports without games and what it was like to be in Indy when the Big Ten tournament was canceled. Later, the guys hit on DJ Carton's decision to transfer from Ohio State and who Illini basketball is targeting on the transfer market.
Lon and Derek hear from Illini golf head coach Mike Small on the canceled spring season and his approach with the seniors who could potentially come back. Later, the guys are joined by Harry Black from ESPN headquarters in Bristol to talk about how they are attacking content planning and show production during these unprecedented times. He also breaks down what the Chicago Bears are getting in quarterback Nick Foles.
Lon and Derek talk with Kevin Wheeler, who weighs in on the next steps for MLB before talking about Tom Brady's next move. Later, Derek takes us through what he thinks would've happened for Illinois if the NCAA Tournament still happened.
Lon and Derek talk about the latest NFL moves, including Tom Brady announcing he's leaving New England, Phillip Rivers signing a one-year deal with the Colts, and where the Bears go from here at the QB position.