The Drive with Lon Tay & Derek Piper

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05/28/21 Hour 2: Who Ya Got; Brad Underwood Audio

The guys give their predictions for this weekend's games and then they play Coach Underwood's audio from yesterday's press conference about new coaching hires.

05/28/21 Hour 1: MLB Talk; Next Question: NBA Edition

The guys talk about MLB news, and later talk NBA Playoffs in Next Question. 

05/27/21 Hour 2: What Giorgi Meant To Illinois; Cubs Back in First Place, Kris Bryant Talk

Lon and Derek discuss the impact Giorgi B had on the Illinois program, and if his attitude helped change the culture for Brad Underwood. Later, the guys talk about the Cubs' strong week, and build a FanDuel parlay for tonight's Cardinals game.

05/27/21 Hour 1: Kofi Remains in the Draft; Geoff Alexander Joins The Show!

Lon and Derek discuss Javy Baez's magical play, Kofi Cockburn opting to remain in the Draft, and where that puts Illinois' roster going forward. Later, the guys are joined by Geoff Alexander!

05/25/21 Hour 2: Brad Underwood talks Geoff Alexander, search for third assistant & recruiting

Lon and Derek react to Brad Underwood's comments from Tuesday's press conference as he discussed Geoff Alexander, the ongoing search for another assistant and recruiting. Later, the guys are their MLB, NBA and NHL plays for the night.

05/25/21 Hour 1: Geoff Alexander Introduced as New Illini Assistant; Lon & Derek’s Thoughts

Lon and Derek hear audio from today's Zoom introducing Geoff Alexander as a new Illini basketball assistant coach, and give their thoughts on the hire.

05/24/21 Hour 2: Curbelo Shoots Down UK Rumors; Cubs Take 2 of 3 In St. Louis

Lon and Derek talk about the rumors that Andre Curbelo considered transferring to Kentucky. Later, the guys discuss the Cubs taking 2 of 3 from the Cardinals.

05/24/21 Hour 1: James Haring (Former Illini DOBO, Radford Assistant Coach) In-Studio

Lon and Derek spend the hour chatting with James Haring, one of the new assistant coaches at Radford and former Illini Director of Basketball Operations. They talk about recruiting, the transfer portal, the Illini and the White Sox.

05/21/21 Hour 2: Cubs-Cardinals Preview; Who Ya Got?

Derek and Trevor talk all about the Cubs-Cards series for this weekend. Later, Hans hosts "Who Ya Got" where the guys give their predictions on this weekends games, including the NHL and NBA playoffs!

05/21/21 Hour 1: College Basketball moves; Cubs-Cardinals Preview

The guys talk about Coach Gentry moving to Gonzaga and other news in college basketball. Later, they start previewing the Cubs vs Cardinals match-up.

05/20/21 Hour 2: Comparing Baseball Eras; Too Many No-Hitters?; Favorite Big 10 Arenas

The guys discuss the recent explosion of no-hitters in the MLB and Jack Flaherty's stellar start to 2021. Later, Lon and Derek discuss their favorite Big 10 football and basketball venues.

05/20/21 Hour 1: Quincy Guerrier Chooses Oregon; Mike Small Joins The Show!

Lon and Derek talk about Quincy Guerrier choosing Oregon over Illinois, and if Coleman Hawkins can step up at the 4. Later, the guys chat with Illini men's golf coach Mike Small.

05/19/21 Hour 2: Making PGA Championship Picks; Previewing Tonight’s Warriors-Lakers

Lon, Derek and Trevor make their picks for the PGA Championship and tonight's NBA Play-In games. 

05/19/21 Hour 1: The La Russa/Mercedes Controversy; Former Illini JCL Transfers (Again)

Lon and Derek discuss Tony La Russa's comments surrounding Yermin Mercedes' 9th inning home run against the Twins, and the "unwritten rules" of baseball. Later, hear where former Illini Jalen Coleman-Lands is headed for his SEVENTH college basketball season.

05/18/21 Hour 2: Matt Silich Previews the NBA Playoffs; Best Bets for Tonight’s Games

Lon and Derek are joined by Matt Silich to discuss the start of the NBA playoffs on Tuesday. Later, the guys share their same game parlay in the Cardinals-Pirates game and offer thoughts on betting the NBA.

05/18/21 Hour 1: Tonight’s NBA Play-In Games; Remembering Forgotten Illini Basketball Players

Lon, Derek and Trevor preview tonight's Hornets-Pacers and Wizards-Celtics NBA Play-In matchups, before taking a trip down memory lane with some former Illini basketball players who we've all forgotten about.

05/17/21 Hour 2: Ryan Lieber (Friendly Confines Podcast); Challenge of replacing Orlando Antigua

Lon and Derek are joined by Ryan Lieber of the Friendly Confines Podcast to discuss the Cubs, Jon Lester's return to Wrigley and other storylines. Later, the guys talk about the ongoing Illini basketball assistant saga and the challenge of replacing Orlando Antigua.

05/17/21 Hour 1: Jon Lester’s impact with the Cubs; Lon’s million dollar idea

Lon, Derek and Trevor start the show discussing Jon Lester's upcoming return to Wrigley Field and what he meant to the Cubs. Later, Lon shares his million dollar idea.

05/14/21 Hour 2: Horse Racing w/ Chris Block; Who Ya Got: Grab-bag Edition

The guys are joined by Chris Block who talks all about horse racing, with recent news on drug tests and upcoming races. Later, Hans Dee hosts "Who Ya Got" where the guys give their predictions on this weekend's events.

05/14/21 Hour 1: College Basketball; TBT Tournament

The guys talk about moves with transfers in college basketball, and then they talk about their predictions on who will be on the House of 'Paign's team for this summer.

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