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10/30/20 Hour 2: Illinois-Purdue Breakdown; Who Ya Got: B1G Football

The guys breakdown Saturday's game with Illinois vs Purdue. Later, Hans Dee hosts Who Ya Got, including the guys predictions for tomorrow's game.

10/30/20 Hour 1: Katie Underwood and Corey Ansfield Join (I-FUND All-Acess)

The guys preview this weekend's matchup with Illinois and Purdue. Later, they are joined by I FUND All-Access Host, Katie Underwood, and Assistant AD, Corey Ansfield to talk all about activities fans can participate in on game day. 

10/29/20 Hour 2: NFL Week 8 Picks Against the Spread

The guys make their Week 8 NFL picks against the spread and give their takes on the Saints coming to Soldier Field. 

10/29/20 Hour 1: White Sox New Hire; Illinois Headed to Duke; Mike Carmin (Journal Courier)

The guys react to Tony La Russa being hired by the White Sox and Illinois' Big Ten ACC Challenge matchup. Mike Carmin who covers Purdue Football for the Journal Courier joins the guys to discuss the Boilermakers. 

10/28/20 Hour 2: Next Question: B1G Football; IHSA Plans To Move Forward w/ Basketball

The guys recap the biggest stories and scores from the first week of the Big 10 football season during Next Question, before diving into the breaking news of the afternoon: the IHSA is defying the Governor's orders and planning to move forward with the basketball season.

10/28/20 Hour 1: Kevin Wheeler Recaps The MLB Season; Kolten Wong is A Free Agent

The guys recap the Dodgers' World Series victory, the strange saga of a COVID-positive Justin Turner joining his teammates on the field without a mask, and then get Kevin Wheeler's opinion on the MLB and the offseason!

10/27/20 Hour 2: Lon is All Piped Up About Bryce Hopkins; Around the NFL: Week 7 Recap

Lon expresses his frustrations with Bryce Hopkins' commitment to Kentucky during an All Piped Up segment, before the guys rip through every NFL game from Week 7.

10/27/20 Hour 1: David Williams (Peoria) Talks Da’Monte, Adam Miller; Bears Lose To Rams

The guys recap the Bears' disappointing 24-10 loss to the Rams on Monday night, and then chat with Peoria Manual head coach David Williams, about his time training both Da'Monte Williams and Adam Miller.

10/26/20 Hour 2: Lovie, Rod Smith, Brandon Peters Audio; Bryce Hopkins Commit Preview

Lon and Derek hear from Lovie Smith, Rod Smith and Brandon Peters on today's Zoom calls recapping Friday night's disappointing loss to Wisconsin. Later, Derek previews tonight's Bryce Hopkins commitment, and the guys give a quick breakdown of tonight's Bears-Rams football matchup.

10/26/20 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! (Recapping Illinois-Wisconsin, Other Big 10 Action)

J Leman joins Lon and Derek to break down the monstrosity that was Wisconsin 45, Illinois 7, and how disappointed they were. Later, J rips through the rest of the Big 10 games from Week One.

10/23/20 Hour 2: Dre Brown (Former Illini RB); Who Ya Got: B1G Football Edition

The guys are joined by former running back, Dre Brown, to discuss tonights game against Wisconsin. Later, Hans Dee hosts Who Ya Got, where the guys give all their predictions on the B1G games this weekend, including Illinois vs Wisconsin! 

10/23/20 Hour 1: Illini Football; This Or That: IL vs WIS Edition; J Leman

The guys talk all about Illini Football's match up against Wisconsin.

10/22/20 Hour 2: Full NFL Pick Against the Spread Analysis for Week 7

The guys rip through every NFL contest for the weekend, picking who they feel best about against the spread and giving you their completely unprofessional betting advice. Derek introduces a new counter-strategy for betting.

10/22/20 Hour 1: Illini Offer… An 8th Grader?; Jerry Meyer (24/7 Recruiting) Talks Bryce Hopkins

The guys discuss recruiting news for the majority of the hour, first with Derek's thoughts from his weekend in Chicago, and then with 24/7 Sports' national recruiting analyst Jerry Meyer.

10/21/20 Hour 2: Josh Schafer (Wisconsin 24/7 Sports) Previews Badgers; World Series Talk

The guys preview the Illinois-Wisconsin matchup with 24/7 Sports' Josh Schafer, who goes in-depth on the Badgers. Later, the guys recap World Series Game 1 and preview World Series Game 2.

10/21/20 Hour 1: Bryce Hopkins Talk, Pat Chambers Resigns, Next Question: NFL Edition

The guys discuss the latest rumors on Bryce Hopkins, and what it would mean for Illinois if he were to commit. Later, the guys react live to the news that Pat Chambers is resigning, before ripping through a Next Question: NFL Edition.

10/20/20 Hour 2: Da’Monte Williams Audio; World Series Preview

We hear audio from De'Monte Williams interview with the media about his final season as an Illini. The guys discuss tonight's World Series matchup. 

10/20/20 Hour 1: Jeremy Werner (Illini Inquirer); Lovie Smith Audio

Jeremy Werner, Publisher of Illini Inquirer, joins the show to talk about the upcoming Illinois football game at Wisconsin. We hear audio from Lovie Smith's press conference this morning. 

10/19/20 Hour 2: 1st place Chicago Bears, NFL Week 6 takeaways

Lon and Derek discuss yet another win for the Chicago Bears as they improve to 5-1. What's working and what still has Derek concerned? Later, the guys whip around the NFL to give their takeaways from each game in Week 6.

10/19/20 Hour 1: J Leman IN STUDIO previewing Illinois-Wisconsin & Big Ten Week 1 slate

The guys are joined by former Illini great & BTN analyst J Leman in studio to break down the Illinois-Wisconsin game coming up on Friday. They also hit on some other notable matchups in the Big Ten this weekend.

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