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11/30/21 Hour 2: Kerby Joseph & other Illini selected All-B1G; Tuesday‘s ACC/B1G Challenge slate

Lon and Derek discuss the All-Big Ten selections for Illinois football. Later, the guys talk Andre Curbelo and take a look at Tuesday's ACC/B1G Challenge slate.

11/30/21 Hour 1: Trent Frazier returns in gutsy win vs. Notre Dame; Underwood audio

Lon and Derek discuss Illinois' 82-72 win over Notre Dame in the ACC/B1G Challenge. Later, the guys hear what Brad Underwood had to say after the game.

11/29/21 Hour 1: How worried should we be about Illini basketball?

Lon and Derek discuss a concerning start for Illini basketball, along with their injuries. The guys also break down the matchup against Notre Dame.

11-29-21 Hour 1: J LEMAN HOUR! Reacting to Illinois football‘s blowout win vs. Northwestern

Lon and Derek are joined by J Leman to break down Illinois' blowout win vs. Northwestern on Senior Day and their overall thoughts on the season.

11/23/21 Hour 2: Matt Nagy To Be Fired?; NFL Whip-Around; Ryan Walters/Tony Petersen Audio

Lon and Trevor discuss the reports that Matt Nagy might be fired after this week's game against the Lions, and recap another crazy NFL weekend, before hearing from Ryan Walters and Tony Petersen.

11/23/21 Hour 1: Breaking Down Illinois‘ 71-51 Loss to Cincinnati; Is It Time to Panic?

Lon and Trevor discuss Illinois' concerning blowout loss to Cincinnati last night, and where they go from here, including tonight's matchup against Bruce Weber and Kansas State.

11/22/21 Hour 2: Previewing Illinois-Cincinnati, Brad Underwood/Bret Bielema Audio

Lon and Trevor preview tonight's Illinois vs. Cincinnati matchup in Kansas City, and then hear audio from both Brad Underwood and Bret Bielema to close out the show.

11/22/21 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! Recapping a 33-23 Loss to Iowa; Previewing Northwestern

Lon and Trevor welcome in J Leman for his weekly hour, breaking down Illinois' loss in Iowa City, where they go from here, and how the 2022 schedule shapes up.

11/19/21 Hour 2: Joe Henricksen (City/Suburban Hoops Report); Hans Dee‘s ‘Who Ya Got?‘

The guys are joined by Joe Henricksen (@joehoopsreport) to talk all about Illinois basketball, recruiting, and high school basketball. Later, the guys are joined by Hans Dee for 'Who Ya Got?' where they give their predictions on this weekend's matchups.

11/19/21 Hour 1: Sean Bock (; Hall of Fame Classic preview

The guys are joined by 247Sports reporter Sean Bock (@SBock247) to talk about the Iowa football team prior to the Illini vs Iowa game tomorrow. Later, the guys preview the Hall of Fame Classic basketball tournament where Illinois will play Cincinnati on Monday, and Arkansas will play Kansas State.

11/18/21 Hour 2: Big Ten Basketball Early Struggles; Trev‘s Ticket

The guys talk about the current state of Big Ten basketball and the success of Underwood's recruiting. Later on the guys give their locks for the weekend in Trev's Ticket. 

11/18/21 Hour 1: Illinois vs Iowa Thoughts; Bielema Press Conference

The guys discuss what they expect to see this Saturday when Illinois takes on Iowa and we hear audio from the Bielema press conference today. 

11/17/21 Hour 2: Paul Biancardi (ESPN recruiting director) on Ty Rodgers & Illinois‘ 2022 class; Underwood on Rodgers signing

Lon and Derek hear from Brad Underwood's media Zoom to get his thoughts on Ty Rodgers. Later, the guys are joined by ESPN national recruiting director Paul Biancardi to discuss Rodgers and Illinois' 2022 recruiting class.

11/17/21 Hour 1: TY RODGERS!!!!

Lon and Derek react to the news that 4-star 2022 forward Ty Rodgers has signed with Illini basketball. Derek breaks down what he will bring to program and how he fits with Jayden Epps & Sencire Harris.

11/16/21 Hour 2: Continuing to React to Illinois-Marquette, Bret Bielema Tests Positive for COVID

Derek and Trevor continue to react to Illinois' 67-66 loss to Marquette, and hear from Bret Bielema, who announced today that he tested positive for COVID.

11/16/21 Hour 1: Illinois Loses to Marquette 67-66; Breaking Down All Angles of the Loss

Derek and Trevor talk about and break down Illinois' extremely disappointing loss to Marquette, breaking down Curbelo's poor performance and where he can try to improve moving forward.

11/15/21 Hour 2: Brad Underwood, Jacob Grandison Audio; Previewing Marquette

Trevor flies solo and helps break down Marquette's strengths and weaknesses, and whether or not Illinois has any chance of being upset. Later, hear from Brad Underwood and Jacob Grandison pre-game.

11/15/21 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! Ryan Walters Extension, Previewing Illinois-Iowa, Big 10 Title Talk

Trevor and J Leman talk about Ryan Walters' big extension, and what it means for the program going forward. Later, J breaks down all of this past weekend's Big 10 action, and argues that Illinois has a chance to upset Iowa.

11/12/21 Hour 2: Illini Basketball Preview; Who Ya Got w/ Hans Dee

The guys go more in depth on previewing tonight's basketball game, and later, Hans Dee hosts "Who Ya Got" where they give their predictions for tonight's game and all the other big matchups this weekend.

11/12/21 Hour 1: Illini Basketball Preview; Jeff Reed (Publisher of A-State Nation 24/7)

Derek and Trevor preview tonight's basketball game where the Illini face Arkansas State. Later, Jeff Reed (@ASUJeffReed) joins the show to talk all about the Red Wolves basketball team.

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