Megan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune joins the show to preview the Cubs' outlook for 2021. Later, Trevor joins the guys to fully break down their division winners and playoff predictions for the baseball season.
Lon and Derek talk about UCLA's improbable run continuing to the Final Four, and Gonzaga's blowout of USC. Later, Claibs joins the show to help preview the Cardinals' season!
03/30/21 Hour 2: Previewing Gonzaga-USC & Michigan-UCLA; Joey Wagner (Illini Inquirer) talks spring football
Lon and Derek break down Tuesday's Elite Eight matchups between Gonzaga & USC and Michigan & UCLA. Later, the guys are joined by Joey Wagner of Illini Inquirer to get the latest on Illinois football spring practice.
03/30/21 Hour 1: Would you pick Baylor to win it all right now?; Recapping Monday’s Elite Eight games
Lon and Derek give their thoughts on the Elite Eight results from Monday night with Baylor and Houston advancing.
03/29/21 Hour 2: Indiana Hires Mike Woodson; Latest Transfer Portal Names; MLB Over/Under Win Totals
Lon and Derek grade Indiana's hire of Mike Woodson and discuss some of the newest names to hit the transfer portal before playing a game of MLB Win Totals with Trevor.
Lon and Derek recap all the Sweet 16 games from this past weekend, including UCLA's OT upset of Alabama, Michigan's dominant win over Florida State and Oregon State upsetting Loyola to make it to the Elite 8.
The guys talk all about the latest coaching moves in college basketball. Later, they preview this weekend's Sweet 16 games, and Hans hosts Who Ya Got to end the hour.
03/26/21 Hour 1: Shaka Smart to Marquette; Transfer Portal Talk; Coach Bret Bielema conference audio
The guys talk about the latest news in the sports world. Later, they play audio of Coach Bielema's conference call, where he talks about first days of practice, recruiting, and more!
03/25/21 Hour 2: Eli Schuster (Bleacher Nation) on Bulls deadline moves; Top Big Ten players in transfer portal
Lon and Derek are joined by Eli Schuster of Bleacher Nation to break down the Bulls trade for Nikola Vucevic. Later, the guys take a look at the top Big Ten basketball players currently in the transfer portal.
Lon and Derek discuss the Chicago Bulls adding All-Star center Nikola Vucevic and other happenings at the NBA trade deadline. Later, the guys look at Illini basketball's scholarship situation for next season and what the staff needs to add.
Matt Silich, ESPNCU NBA Expert, joins the show to discuss NBA free agency and who the Bulls should go after. The guys talk about how they think the NCAA will vote on the one time transfer rule.
The guys discuss the open Indiana Hoosiers coaching position and possible transfer options for Illini basketball.
Lon and Derek go off on the NCAA for not taking any action against Will Wade, Bill Self and company. Lon even calls NCAA headquarters!
The guys try to discuss anything to take their mind off of Illinois' devastating tournament exit by talking MLB Opening Day.
The guys break down Illinois' win more in depth and then we hear audio from Coach Underwood's post game press conference.
Derek Piper, Co-Host, joins the show from Indiana to discuss Illinois' dominant win today. The guys react to Ohio State falling to Oral Roberts.
The guys answer all the bracket questions you want to know in Next Question. Later, they give their predictions on all four regions of the bracket.
3/18/21 Hour 1: Trent Frazier Audio; Brandon Wildman (”I on the Lines” Podcast); Mettler Mix-up w/ Dr. Matthew Gordon
The guys start off the show with Trent Frazier audio, where Frazier talks about the B1G win, the bubble, and more. Later, Brandon Wildman (@brandon_wildman) joins to talk all about the NCAA tournament. At the end of the hour, Dr. Matthew Gordon joins to answer listener questions.