The Drive with Lon Tay & Derek Piper

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04/30/20 Hour 2: Will Leitch Talks MLB and Illini; All-Time Lineup That Played for Both Cardinals/Cubs

The guys talk with Will Leitch, creator of Deadspin and current contributor, to get his thoughts on the Cubs, Cardinals, Illini and much more! Later, the guys create an All Time roster made up of players who have played for BOTH the Cubs and Cardinals.

04/30/20 Hour 1: NCAA Not In Favor of Immediate Transfer Eligibility; All-Time Cardinals/Cubs Rosters

The guys discuss today's NCAA ruling against allowing transfers to be immediately eligible once, and what potential impact that could have on guys the Illini staff is targeting in both football and basketball. Later, Lon and Derek create an "All-Time" lineup for both the Cubs and Cardinals.

04/29/20 Hour 2: Mike Renner of PFF; The Case for Jamar Smith to Join Illini TBT Team

Mike Renner, Lead Draft Analyst for Pro Football Focus, joins the guys to discuss the draft results for the Bears, Packers, and more. The guys discuss if former Illini, Jamar Smith, has a case to join the Illini TBT team. 

04/29/20 Hour 1: Molina Future with the Cardinals?; Piper Comments on Isiah Thomas/MJ Beef

The guys discuss recent comments from Yaider Molina and his future with the Cardinals. Piper gives his thoughts about the Isiah Thomas vs. MJ beef from The Last Dance. 

04/28/20 Hour 2: Rayvonte Rice (Former Illini); Reminiscing on the Groce Era; Betiku Signs FA Deal

The guys are joined by Rayvonte Rice, who talks about his career overseas, his favorite Illini memories, and details on the upcoming Illinois Alumni TBT team he'll be apart of. Later, the guys break the news of where former Illini Uwole Betiku has signed.

04/28/20 Hour 1: Breaking Down Andre Curbelo’s Rise; Illinois Football Lands Miami Transfer

The guys break down Andre Curbelo's game and how underrated he is. They play audio from ESPN's top recruiting analysts talking about how Curbelo is flying under the radar and could be the next "Cassius." Later, the guys discuss Illinois landing a Miami transfer WR and the recruiting momentum as a whole.

04/27/20 Hour 2: Recapping The Last Dance Eps 3-4; Chin Coleman (Illini Assistant Coach)

The guys talk about their favorite and most noteworthy moments from The Last Dance episodes three and four. Later, they chat with Illini basketball assistant coach Chin Coleman, who gives his thoughts on The Last Dance, Michael Jordan, Adam Miller and more!

04/27/20 Hour 1: Recapping The Bears Draft; Aaron Leming (Bear Report)

The guys discuss the Bears' 2020 NFL Draft, including strategy and pick value with guys like TE Cole Kmet. Later, Aaron Leming from the Bear Report joins the guys to give his analysis of the draft.

4/24/20 Hour 2: Adam James, Songwriter for Kenny Chesney Joins; Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition

The guys are joined by Nashville Songwriter Adam James to talk about his latest song collaboration with Kenny Chesney. Later, Hans hosts Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition.

4/24/20 Hour 1: NFL Draft; Next Question: NFL Draft Rd 1 Edition

The guys talk about last night's NFL Draft first round picks. Later, they do Next Question, answering the questions everybody wants to know about the Draft.

04/23/20 Hour 2: Our Annual NFL 1st Round Mock Draft

The guys run through the entire first round of the NFL in their annual mock draft, including some shocking picks and guest call-in pickers.

04/23/20 Hour 1: Brad Underwood Joins The Show; Adam Miller Audio; All Piped Up

The guys catch up with Illinois head basketball coach Brad Underwood, who talks about adjusting to working from home, Adam Miller's signing, the class of 2020 and Ayo's looming NBA decision. Later, the guys react to Adam Miller audio from yesterday's signing event. Then, Trevor goes off on technology during an All Piped Up.

04/22/20 Hour 2: Nick Irvin (Morgan Park HC) on Adam Miller Signing; Favorite Baseball Memory

Nick Irvin, Morgan Park Head Coach, joins the guys to discuss the impact Adam Miller could have right away at Illinois. The guys reminisce on their favorite MLB experiences. 

04/22/20 Hour 1: HAPPY ADAM MILLER SIGNING DAY!; Matt Prehm (Duck Territory/ Oregon 247)

The guys discuss Adam Miller and his future with the Illini as he is now officially signed. Matt Prehm of Duck Territory (Oregon 247 Sports) joins the guys to discuss former Illini recruit Francis Okoro as he is transferring out of Oregon's Basketball program and Illinois is one of the schools interested. 

04/21/20 Hour 2: Isaac Trotter (Post-Bulletin), Trev’s Ticket: NFL Draft Prop Bet Edition

The guys talk with Isaac Trotter, formerly of Illini Inquirer and now in Minnesota, who gives his thoughts on COVID-19, the Illini, the Bears and more. Later, a re-introduction of an old segment: Trev's Ticket returns to preview the best NFL Draft prop bets.

04/21/20 Hour 1: Gronk Joins Brady and the Bucs; Bret Behrens (WCIA 3) on IHSA Cancellation

The guys discuss Rob Gronkowski coming out of retirement to rejoin Tom Brady with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Later, they talk with Bret Behrens from WCIA 3 Sports to get the latest on the IHSA announcing the cancellation of all spring sports.

04/20/20 Hour 2: Luke Goode; Josh Whitman Audio (COVID, Hockey Updates)

The guys replay audio from Jeremy Werner's show where Illinois AD Josh Whitman details how his staff is handling the COVID-19 crisis and what's next for the potential of a hockey program. Later, the guys chat with the newest Illinois basketball commit, Luke Goode.

04/20/20 Hour 1: Recapping The Last Dance; Lon Kruger (Former Illini Head Coach)

Lon and Derek recap their thoughts on the premiere of episodes 1 and 2 of The Last Dance documentary. Later, they catch up with former Illini head coach and current Oklahoma head coach Lon Kruger.

4/17/20 Hour 2: Jared Balf talks about Luke Goode; Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition

The guys talk about all the latest sports stories of the day, including the new Illini basketball commit Luke Goode. Later, Indy Heat Program Director Jared Balf joins to talk about Luke and his commitment. At the end of the show Hans hosts Who Ya Got.

4/17/20 Hour 1: Luke Goode Commits to Illini Hoops; Dr. Riefsteck on COVID-19’s Effect on Sports

The guys break news on Luke Goode's commitment and talks about Adam Miller being awarded Illinois' Mr. Basketball. Later, Dr. Brent Riefsteck discusses how COVID-19 has affected sports and more.

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