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11/11/21 Hour 2: Underwood Talks Epps, Harris; NFL Week 9 Recap; Trev‘s Ticket

Derek and Trevor hear from Brad Underwood, who talks about what it means to sign Jayden Epps and Sincere Harris. Later, the guys recap some crazy NFL games from last weekend, and give out their best bets for this weekend during Trev's Ticket.

11/11/21 Hour 1: Brad Underwood Press Conference; Previewing Arkansas State; Michigan-Buffalo Recap

Derek and Trevor hear new presser audio from Brad Underwood, who gives injury updates for Trent and Curbelo. Later, the guys talk about what challenges Arkansas State could pose if those guys are still hurt.

11/10/21 Hour 2: More Illini-Jackson State Reaction; Recapping Other Big 10 Basketball Action

Derek and Trevor talk more about the performances of Jacob Grandison and Coleman Hawkins in Illinois' win over Jackson State, and then talk about some upsets and interesting box scores around the Big 10 on night one of the college hoops season.

11/10/21 Hour 1: Illinois Beats Jackson State 71-47; Takeaways from Game One!; Underwood Audio

Derek and Trevor break down Illinois opening the 2021-22 basketball season with a win over Jackson State 71-47, and hear post-game audio from Coach Underwood.

11/09/21 Hour 2: Illinois Basketball Roundtable; Brad Underwood Previews Jackson State

Lon, Derek and Trevor continue their basketball roundtable, discussing Illinois' x-factors, newcomers, ceiling and floor. Later, Brad Underwood previews tonight's season opener versus Jackson State.

11/09/21 Hour 1: Big Ten Basketball Roundtable; New Bret Bielema Audio

Lon, Derek and Trevor discuss the Big Ten conference this basketball season; who is Illinois' biggest challenger, who's underrated/overrated, and what we aren't talking about enough. Later, hear new audio from today's Bret Bielema presser.

11/08/21 Hour 2: Morez Johnson Commits to Illinois; Jackie Szymoniak (Assistant Golf AD) Talks Atkins Golf Club

Lon and Derek preview tomorrow night's Illinois basketball opener and talk about the latest commit, Class of 2024 forward Morez Johnson Jr. Later, the guys talk with Assistant Golf AD Jackie Szymoniak about Atkins Golf Club and their new restaurant Homegrown.

11/08/21 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! Breaking Down Illinois‘ Upset Win Over Minnesota 14-6

Lon and Derek welcome J Leman in-studio to recap another Illini top 20 road upset! Breaking down the offense and defense in Illinois' win over Minnesota, and where they go from here.

11/05/21 Hour 2: Another Award-Winning Who Ya Got w/ Hans Dee

Hans Dee joins Lon and Derek for another edition of Who Ya Got, hitting on the NFL, the NBA and college football, including Illini-Minnesota predictions.

11/05/21 Hour 1: Nico Haeflinger Previews IHSA Football Playoffs; Chris Block Previews Breeder‘s Cup

Lon and Derek chat with Fox Illinois/NewsChannel 20's Nico Haeflinger about this weekend's high school football matchups, including some local flavor with Centennial. Later, Chris Block joins the guys to talk Breeders Cup and Arlington Race Track being sold.

11/04/21 Hour 2: Bret Bielema Presser Audio (In-State Recruiting); Trev‘s Ticket: Week 10 Edition

Lon and Derek hear audio from today's Bret Bielema press conference, where he dives into in-state recruiting and PJ Fleck. Later, Trevor joins the guys for another edition of Trev's Ticket to get you ready for the betting weekend.

11/04/21 Hour 1: Previewing Big Ten Basketball: Ranking Illini Opponents 1 to 13

Lon and Derek spend the full hour breaking down Big Ten basketball, and how the Illini may fare against each team in the conference. Hear about additions and subtractions that each other team in the Big Ten have made.

11/03/21 Hour 2: Matt Silich (NBA Expert); Illini Basketball; Christmas Music

The guys are joined by NBA expert Matt Silich (@msilich2) to talk all about the NBA. Later, they talk about Illini basketball and Christmas music!

11/03/21 Hour 1: World Series Talk; News Around the Nation

The guys talk about the Braves winning the World Series, and then review all the latest sports stories around the nation.

11/02/21 Hour 2: Recapping NFL Week 8 - Justin Fields, Packers Beat Cardinals, and More

Lon, Derek and Trevor recap another crazy week of NFL action, including a Packers upset over the undefeated Cardinals, Justin Fields looking good against the Niners and several national headlines.

11/02/21 Hour 1: Cody Westerlund (670 The Score) on Ayo‘s Big Night; Bret Bielema Audio

Lon and Derek talk with Cody Westerlund about Ayo's career night in a big Bulls comeback win over the Celtics, and where the NBA rookie can go from here. Later, hear new presser audio from Bret Bielema.

11/01/21 Hour 2: Kofi Suspended for 3 Games; Recapping Illinois‘ Second Exhibition Win

Lon and Derek talk about Kofi Cockburn being suspended 3 games for selling player gear, and then recap Illinois' exhibition win over Indiana (PA).

11/01/21 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! Breaking Down Illinois‘ 20-14 Loss to Rutgers

Lon and Derek chat with J Leman, who breaks down what went wrong offensively for Illinois after a disappointing home loss to Rutgers. He also discusses MSU's big win, another Nebraska loss, and if Minnesota could win the West.

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