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05/29/20 Hour 2: Pat Chambers (PSU Coach) Joins The Show; Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition

Penn State's head basketball coach Pat Chambers joins the show to break down his fighting style and Who Ya Got run to the Big Ten title bout. Later, the guys dive into another week of matchups during Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition.

05/29/20 Hour 1: Pat Chambers’ Road to the Final 4: College Hoops Fights; True or False: Quarantine Edition

The guys break down potential coaching matchups for Pat Chambers as he makes his way towards the title belt for college hoops fights. Later, the guys answer some tough questions about sports returning during True or False.

05/28/20 Hour 2: Harry Black on the NHL’s Return; Top 25 Tailgate Spots

Harry Black, Former ESPNCU Producer, joins the guys to discuss the NHL's plans to return. The guys talk about the best places to tailgate in all of the United States. 

05/28/20 Hour 1: Tailgating Plans Announced by One Big Ten School: High School AD from Iowa Discusses Sports Returning

The guys talk about how the Big Ten will handle Tailgating rules this fall. D'Anne Kramer, AD of Pleasant Valley HS in Bettendorf, IA, joins the show to discuss what high school sports returning could look like. 

05/27/20 Hour 2: Kevin Wheeler Drops Bombs on the MLB Labor Dispute

Kevin Wheeler joins the show and drops bombs on the MLB Labor dispute as the guys discuss the tension between players and owners. 

05/27/20 Hour 1: Illini Hoops Recruits to Know… ;Matt Silich (ESPNCU NBA Expert)

Derek breaks down the Illini Hoops recruits you should know for the next two years and Matt Silich joins the guys to discuss the NBA's new tentative plan to resume play in July. 

05/26/20 Hour 2: Cory Bradford (Former Illini); Picking Top Post-COVID Vacation Spot

The guys talk with former Illini Cory Bradford, who has been added to the House of Paign alumni team for the TBT Tournament upcoming this summer. Later, the guys discuss where they'd vacation for one week right now if they could, before continuing the Cory Bradford/TBT Team discussion.

05/26/20 Hour 1: The NHL Is Coming Back; MLB Hits More Snags; Is Justin Smith a Fit for Illini?

The guys talk about the big breaking news of the day-- the NHL will officially return with a 24-team playoff format, and the MLB is having more troubles with coming to an agreement between the players and the owners. Later, Derek breaks down Justin Smith's game and talks about Illinois' odds of landing the IU transfer.

5/22/20 Hour 2: NHL talk; Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition

The guys discuss sports coming back and how the NHL will set up the playoffs. Later, Hans Dee hosts Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition.

5/22/20 Hour 1: Athletes return to campus; Final thoughts on the Illini Football schedule

The guys talk about Illini athletes returning to campus, as well as their final thoughts on how the Illini football team will do this season.

05/21/20 Hour 2: Teddy Greenstein Previews Northwestern; Previewing Ohio State; New Onside Kick Rule

The guys talk to Teddy Greenstein about Northwestern football and then preview Ohio State football, before breaking down an interesting new twist to the NFL's onside kick rules.

05/21/20 Hour 1: Increasing Potential For NBA/NHL Return?; David Eickholt Previews Iowa Football

The guys talk about what they perceive to be increasing momentum for a potential return for the postseason in both the NBA and NHL. Later, the guys chat with David Eickholt (Hawkeye Insider) to preview the Iowa Hawkeyes' outlook for the college football season.

05/20/20 Hour 2: Derek’s Dimes (Illini in Hall of Fame Classic); Trev’s Ticket (German Soccer)

The hour kicks off with Derek's Dimes talking Illini in the Hall of Fame Classic and more. In Trev's Ticket, the guys go over their favorite bets coming up including German Soccer winners. 

05/20/20 Hour 1: NCAA Allows June Return for Athletes; Chris Widlic (CBS 4 Indy)

The guys discuss the recent news from the NCAA to allow athletes to return in June and then Chris Widlic of CBS 4 Indy joins the show to preview Indiana Football for the 2020 season. 

05/19/20 Hour 2: Ryan Burns Previews Minnesota, Mike Carmin Previews Purdue

The guys continue to roll through their week-long Big 10 Football preview, as they preview the Minnesota Golden Gophers with Ryan Burns and then the Purdue Boilermakers with Mike Carmin.

05/19/20 Hour 1: Chaundee Brown Commits To Michigan; Jesse Temple Previews Wisconsin

Lon and Derek discuss Chaundee Brown's late flip and commitment to Michigan, and where the Illini go from here on the transfer market. Later, our Big 10 football season preview continues with Jesse Temple (The Athletic) talking Wisconsin.

05/18/20 Hour 2: Jeremy Werner Breaks Down Illinois; Kevin Sjuts Breaks Down Nebraska

Our week-long Big 10 football preview gets underway, as we start with the home town Fighting Illini with Jeremy Werner, and then preview Rutgers and then Nebraska with Kevin Sjuts from CBS 10/11 in Lincoln.

05/18/20 Hour 1: Final Last Dance Documentary Thoughts; Illinois Football: Strengths & Weaknesses

The guys recap their thoughts on The Last Dance documentary, as the final episodes 9 and 10 aired last night. Later, the guys begin their week-long Big 10 football preview by breaking down Illinois' biggest strengths and weaknesses on both sides of the ball.

05/15/20 Hour 2: Tony Adams (Illini Football); Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition

The guys are joined by Illinois football player Tony Adams to talk about last season, now during quarantine, and next season. Later, Hans hosts another Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition. Will Patt Chambers remain undefeated?

05/15/20 Hour 1: Previewing our B1G Football Week; Basketball and NFL Talk

The guys preview next week's show on Illinois' football schedule. Later, they discuss the latest news on basketball and the NFL.