The Drive with Lon Tay & Derek Piper

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07/31/20 Hour 2: Kent Brown Talks Lou Henson and Illini Football; Who Ya Got

The guys are joined by Illinois' Associate Athletic Director/Media Relations Kent Brown, who shares stories about Lou Henson and talks about Illini Football Summer Camp. Later, Hans Dee joins for Who Ya Got: Grab Bag Edition.

07/31/20 Hour 1: Tribute to the Werner Show; MLB vs COVID-19

The guys give their tribute to Jeremy Werner and the Jeremy Werner Show.

07/30/20: Joey Wagner (Decatur Herald & Review), Listeners share their Lou Henson stories

Lon and Derek start the hour talking  with Joey Wagner of the Decatur Herald & Review about the changes to the IHSA calendar and who is impacted the most. Later, the guys hear from the listeners on their favorite Lou Henson stories and experiences.

07/30/20 Hour 1: Transfer U strikes again, Jeremy Werner (Illini Inquirer) breaks down Daniel Imatorbhebhe & Roderick Perry

Lon and Derek start the show talking about Illini football adding TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe and DT Roderick Perry via the transfer market. Later, the guys are joined by Jeremy Werner of Illini Inquirer to break down what these additions will bring to the table.

07/29/20 Hour 2: Lou Henson stories with Deon Thomas and TJ Wheeler

The guys are joined by former Illini MBB's Deon Thomas (@deonthomas25) and TJ Wheeler.

07/29/20 Hour 1: Remembering Lou Henson with Gene Keady and Brad Underwood

The guys talk about the life of Lou Henson. Bret Beherens (WCIA3 Sports), Gene Keady (Purdue MBB Coach '80-'05), and Brad Underwood (Illini MBB Coach) join. 

07/28/20 Hour 2: Kofi Cockburn vs. Meyers Leonard, Jeremy Woo (Sports Illustrated) audio on Ayo & Kofi decisions

Lon and Derek react to Jeremy Woo's interview on the Werner Show discussing Ayo Dosunmu & Kofi Cockburn's NBA Draft decisions. Later, the guys compare Kofi's freshman season to Meyers Leonard's as a sophomore. Why isn't Kofi projected higher based on the numbers?

07/28/20 Hour 1: Grandpa Rossy slow to pull Kimbrel, Matt Silich breaks down NBA restart

Lon and Derek start the show discussing the Cubs' 3-1 start to the season after avoiding disaster with Craig Kimbrel's meltdown. How concerned should Cubs fans be? Later, the guys are joined by Matt Silich to talk about NBA teams who could surprise and other storylines with the season starting back up.

07/27/20 Hour 2: Kevin Wheeler (KMOX/SiriusXM) talks MLB, Cardboard cutout ideas for baseball

Lon and Derek are joined by Kevin Wheeler to break down MLB's wild opening weekend. Later, the guys brainstorm the best ideas for cardboard cutouts at baseball games.

07/27/20 Hour 1: MLB opening weekend thoughts, Kofi & Ayo invited to NBA Combine, Ryan Lieber (Friendly Confines Podcast) talks Cubs

Lon and Derek open the show discussing the MLB opening weekend and the outbreak of positive COVID-19 tests with the Miami Marlins. The guys also give their thoughts on Ayo Dosunmu and Kofi Cockburn receiving invites to the NBA Combine. Later, Ryan Lieber of the Friendly Confines Podcast joins the show to talk Cubs.

07/24/20 Hour 2: Cubs season outlook, Who Ya Got: Opening Day edition

Lon and Derek break down the Cubs lineup and pitching and discuss the strengths and weaknesses going into the season. Later, the guys give their picks for who will win the Cardinals, Cubs and White Sox series this weekend.

07/24/20 Hour 1: Cards/Cubs Opening Day preview, Cardinals season outlook

Lon and Derek start the show previewing Opening Day for the Cardinals and Cubs. Later, the guys go through the Cardinals' lineup and pitching to break down who they feel good about and who they fear will struggle this season.

07/23/20 Hour 2: Mike Claiborne (KMOX) talks Cardinals, MLB season predictions

Lon and Derek are joined by Mike Claiborne from KMOX Cardinals Radio Network to preview Opening Day. Later, the guys give their predictions for the MLB season with division winners and their picks for the World Series.

07/23/20 Hour 1: Baseball is Back!, Jason Benetti (White Sox play by play) audio

Lon and Derek get fired up for the return of baseball in the opening segment. Later, the guys hear from White Sox play-by-play man Jason Benetti, who joined the Jeremy Werner Show.

07/21/20 Hour 1: Tyler Underwood Returns; Luka Garza?; Next Question: Cards and Cubs Edition

The guys talk about the looming decision for Luka Garza and other NCAA athletes, and then dive into a Next Question: Cardinals and Cubs edition.

07/20/20 Hour 2: Illini Hoops Updates: Ayo, Kofi, Team Workouts; Ranking Illini Hoops Coaches

The guys do a long-form discussion on Ayo and Kofi's looming NBA decisions, and the pros and cons of both players returning to Champaign. Later, the guys rank recent Illini basketball coaches 1 through 6.

07/20/20 Hour 1: Tim Sinclair (Live from Orlando NBA Bubble); Recapping Cubs-Sox Exhibition Game

The guys talk with Illini and Pacers PA announcer Tim Sinclair, who is stationed down in Orlando in the NBA "bubble," and describes the atmosphere down there. Later, the guys recap the Cubs-White Sox exhibition game from last night.

7/17/20 Hour 2: Illini Commit Samari Collier; Who Ya Got: Quarantine Edition

The guys are joined by Samari Collier, QB commit to Illinois. Later, Hans Dee hosts Who Ya Got for the last episode of the Quarantine Edition.

7/17/20 Hour 1: MLB and PGA Talk

The guys talk all about the MLB in the first hour, along with updates on the PGA Memorial Tournament.

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