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01/29/21 Hour 2: Mike LaTulip (Former Illini, TBT Head Coach); Who Ya Got: Grab-Bag Edition

The guys are joined by Mike LaTulip (@LaTulip_Mike) to discuss tonight's Illini vs Iowa game. Later, Hans Dee hosts Who Ya Got, including the guys predictions on NHL and B1G basketball games this weekend.

01/29/21 Hour 1: Preview of Illini vs Iowa Game; Coach Underwood Audio

The guys talk all about tonight's game, including Underwood audio from this morning's press conference.

1/28/21 Hour 2: Justin Bozarth (Tuscola Basketball Coach); Underwood Audio

Justin Bozarth, Tuscola Basketball Coach, joins the show to discuss high school basketball coming back. The guys talk more about the Iowa game tomorrow night and we hear more audio from Coach Underwood. 

1/28/21 Hour 1: Sean Bock (Iowa Hawkeyes Insider); Brad Underwood Audio

In the first hour, Sean Bock 247Sports Insider for the Iowa Hawkeyes, joins the guys to discuss the game tomorrow night. We then hear audio of Brad Underwood's press conference from today. 

01/27/21 Hour 2: Fourteen Sound Bytes from Bret Bielema’s Presser; Tennessee Football Talk

The guys play a ton of sound clips from today's Bret Bielema press conference, and then talk about the McDonalds-Tennessee football scheme.

01/27/21 Hour 1: Impressions from Bielema’s Presser; Big Ten Basketball Talk

Lon and Derek play sound bytes from today's Bret Bielema press conference, and give their impressions on what he can bring to this Illinois program. Later, they preview tonight's 2 Big Ten basketball games.

01/26/21 Hour 2: Kevin Kane Audio; Chris Tamas (Illini Volleyball); Hall of Fame Talk

The guys listen to audio clips from Kevin Kane's introductory press conference today, and are then joined by Illini volleyball head coach Chris Tamas, who discusses the team's hot start to the season. Later, the guys tackle this year's MLB Hall of Fame debate.

01/26/21 Hour 1: Illinois’ Path to a Title; Stephen Bardo (BTN) Breaks Down The Big 10

Lon and Derek discuss Illinois' path to a Big Ten title, who stands in their way, and what their upcoming opportunities are. Later, BTN's Stephen Bardo joins the guys to discuss the league, and specifically Illinois' strengths and weaknesses.

01/25/21 Hour 2: Illini hoops recruiting talk, Big Ten basketball landscape

Lon and Derek begin the hour discussing Illini basketball recruiting and what Illinois' options look like for adding to next year's roster. Later, the guys break down the Big Ten basketball landscape after the weekend slate.

01/25/21 Hour 1: Recapping Bucs-Packers & Chiefs-Bills; Illini WR coach George McDonald audio

Lon and Derek give their thoughts on championship weekend in the NFL and they look ahead at the Bucs-Chiefs Super Bowl matchup. Later, the guys hear from Illinois football wide receivers coach George McDonald.

01/22/21 Hour 2: NCAA NET Rankings; IHSA Reverses Decision; Who Ya Got: Grab-Bag Edition

The guys talk about NCAA NET basketball rankings, and the IHSA reversing their decision after Jan 20th to allow all sports. Later, Hans hosts "Who Ya Got" including the guys predictions on the NFL Playoffs and B1G Basketball.

01/21/21 Hour 2: Who Could Illinois Play This Weekend?; NFL Player Props for Champ Weekend

Derek breaks down potential non-conference opponents that Illinois could fit into their schedule this weekend. Later, the guys pick their favorite player props for the Chiefs-Bills and Bucs-Packers games this weekend.

01/21/21 Hour 1: Rob Collins (Former WCIA, Kansas City Sports Director), Will Mahomes Play?

Former WCIA TV sports reporter Rob Collins joins the guys to talk Chiefs-Bills, Patrick Mahomes, and other Kansas City sports topics. Later, the guys get medical advice on if Mahomes should play this weekend. 

01/20/21 Hour 2: Will Illinois Play this Weekend?; Rod the Bod Returning to Illinois

The guys speculate about the possibility of Illinois playing a replacement game this weekend and we hear audio from Roderick Perry discussing his return to the Illini. 

01/20/21 Hour 1: Illinois Defeats Penn State; Underwood Audio

The guys recap the win against Penn State last night and then we hear audio from Underwood. 

01/19/21 Hour 2: Trent Frazier Audio; Video Game Talk; Around the World of Big 10 Hoops

The guys play press conference audio from Trent Frazier's Zoom today, including a fun discussion on video games and Fortnite. Later, Trevor takes the guys around the world of Big Ten basketball.

01/19/21 Hour 1: Jeremy Werner Breaks Down Bielema’s Busy Month; Illini-PSU Preview

Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner joins Lon and Derek to discuss Illinois football's additions, returnees, and commits, including how much difference there is between the previous staff and Bielema's. Later, Derek breaks down Illinois versus Penn State tonight.

01/18/21 Hour 2: Nick Hardy (Former Illini) Joins Us!; Recapping NFL Divisional Weekend

Former Illini golfer Nick Hardy joins the show to discuss his top 15 finish at the PGA Sony Open in Hawaii this past weekend. Later, the guys recap each NFL Divisional Weekend game, and preview Championship Sunday.

01/18/21 Hour 1: Illinois Loses to Ohio State: What Went Wrong and How Do They Fix It?

Lon, Derek and Trevor react to Illinois' second straight loss, an 87-81 defeat to Ohio State, and then discuss their biggest issues with this team, and how to address them. Later, hear audio from today's Brad Underwood press conference.

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