The Drive with Lon Tay & Derek Piper

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11/24/20 Hour 2: Illini Basketball Round Table

The guys look into the biggest questions surrounding Illini basketball for this upcoming season and go around the table giving their hottest takes on Underwood's squad. 

11/24/20 Hour 1: Illini Basketball Preview; Trent/Ayo Audio

The guys look into the MTE starting tomorrow in Champaign and we hear audio from Trent and Ayo's press conference today. 

11/23/20 Hour 2: Lovie Smith/Brandon Peters Audio; Illini Basketball Talk

We hear audio from Lovie Smith and Brandon Peters discussing the Nebraska win. The guys speculate about the upcoming college basketball season and Illinois' new Thanksgiving Day opponent. 

11/23/20 Hour 1: J Leman Hour!

J Leman joins the show to discuss the Illini domination of Nebraska this past weekend and gives an outlook on the rest of the Big Ten. 

11/20/20 Hour 2: Illini Football Talk; Who Ya Got: B1G Football Edition

Trevor and Derek talk about Illini basketball's season opener tournament news along with an Illinois vs Nebraska football preview. Later, Hans Dee hosts "Who Ya Got" where they give their predictions on this weekend's B1G match ups and the Illini vs Cornhuskers game. 

11/20/20 Hour 1: Illini Basketball; Kyle Smithpeters (John A. Logan MBB Coach)

The guys talk about how Wright State dropped out of their game against Illinois, due to COVID. Later, Head Coach Kyle Smithpeters (@kylesmithpeters) of John A. Logan MBB, joins the guys to talk about JAL's second round NBA Draft pick and overall success in athletics.

11/19/20 Hour 2: NFL Week 11 Picks Against the Spread

The guys go over the Week 11 NFL matchups and pick against the spread. 

11/19/20 Hour 1: Importance of BBV and Giorgi; Matt Silich

The guys discuss the importance of BBV and Giorgi to this top 10 Illini basketball team and then Matt Silich, ESPNCU NBA Expert, joins the show to recap last night's NBA Draft. 

11/18/20 Hour 2: Big Ten basketball schedule breakdown!

Lon and Derek dive into the Big Ten basketball schedule and compare Illinois' slate to Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan State's for the Big Ten title chase.

11/18/20 Hour 1: Cody Westerlund (670 The Score) on Bulls draft possibilities, Matt Silich talks James Harden & NBA Draft

Lon and Derek are joined by NBA expert Matt Silich to preview the NBA Draft and discuss the James Harden situation. Later, the guys talk to Cody Westerlund from 670 The Score to break down the Chicago Bulls' draft possibilities.

11/17/20 Hour 2: Will Illini Handle Expectations?; NFL Week 10 Recap

The guys discuss the high expectations from the media for this upcoming Illinois basketball season and recap the Week 10 action from the NFL. 

11-17-20 Hour 1: Theo Steps Down in Chicago; Dave Wischnowsky

The guys discuss the change in the front office of the Cubs and Dave Wischnowsky, ESPNCU Chicago Sports Analyst, joins the show to talk about the current state of Chicago's teams. 

11/16/20 Hour 2: State of Illini hoops recruiting after another tough miss

Lon and Derek talk about TyTy Washington committing to Creighton and where Brad Underwood's staff goes from here in the 2021 class. Later, the guys discuss more Illinois football and preview Bears-Vikings.

11/16/20 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! Breaking Down Illinois’ 23-20 Win at Rutgers

Lon and Derek are joined by J Leman in studio to discuss Illinois' first win of the year at Rutgers. The guys break down Isaiah Williams' first career start and whether there should be a QB controversy with Brandon Peters coming back.

11/13/20 Hour 2: Ed Gipson (TyTy Washington’s Coach); Who Ya Got: Big 10 Edition

Lon and Derek talk to Ed Gipson, who is Illinois recruiting target TyTy Washington's head coach in Arizona. Later, the guys predict this weekend's Big 10 football slate, including Illinois vs. Rutgers.

11/12/20 Hour 2: How Much is your Sports Card Worth? Mike LaTulip (Former Illini, Head Coach of TBT Team)

Michael Osacky, Certified Sports Appraiser, discusses how to tell the value of an iconic sports card. Mike LaTulip, former Illini and coach of the Illinois based TBT Team, joins the show to look into the upcoming basketball season for Brad Underwood's squad. 

11/12/20 Hour 1: The Masters; NFL Against the Spread Week 10

The guys discuss The Masters kicking off today and then give their takes on the week 10 NFL matchups against the spread. 

11/11/20 Hour 2: Brad Underwood Presser Audio; BREAKING: Braggin’ Rights Is On!

The guys play 20 minutes of various Brad Underwood quotes from today's Zoom press conference, and later break the news that the Illinois-Missouri Braggin' Rights game is on!

11/11/20 Hour 1: Luke Goode Officially Signs; Updates on TyTy Washington, Recruiting

The guys discuss Illini basketball commit Luke Goode officially signing with the team today, and Derek updates the latest he's hearing on TyTy Washington and other Illini targets.

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