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01/31/22 Hour 2: More Illini-Northwestern Reaction; New Bears Coach Matt Eberflus Speaks

Lon and Derek continue to talk about Illinois' close win over Northwestern, including how to address Coleman Hawkins' recent struggles. Later, hear from new Bears head coach Matt Eberflus.

01/31/22 Hour 1: Illinois Survives Northwestern 59-56; Da’Monte’s Dunk, Freshmen Phenoms, and More

Lon and Derek break down Illinois' close win over Northwestern, and discuss what the performance meant for Da'Monte Williams, the group of freshmen and Brad Underwood, who spoke postgame on those players.

01/28/22 Hour 2: Previewing Illinois-Northwestern; Brad Underwood Audio; Who Ya Got

Derek and Trevor preview Illinois vs. Northwestern tomorrow from Evanston, and if Illinois can still get a road win if Kofi and Curbelo don't play. Later, hear more from Brad Underwood, and hear Derek and Trevor struggle through a Hans-less Who Ya Got.

01/28/22 Hour 1: Brad Underwood Sounds Off; Michael Fitzpatrick (Previews Northwestern)

Lon and Derek discuss Trent Frazier being snubbed from the finalist list for the Defensive Player of the Year, and play audio from Brad Underwood. Later, hear from Michael Fitzpatrick of Wildcat Report to preview the matchup against Northwestern.

01/27/22 Hour 2: More Reaction to Eberflus; Illini-Purdue Rescheduled; Trev’s Ticket

Lon and Derek continue to react to the news of Matt Eberflus being hired as Bears head coach, and break down some other rumors swirling around the NFL coaching carousel. Later, Trevor joins the guys for another edition of Trev's Ticket.

01/27/22 Hour 1: Bears Pick Matt Eberflus; Aaron Leming on the Hire; Mike Turk (Illini Track & Field)

Lon and Derek react to the Bears hiring Colts DC Matt Eberflus as their next head coach, and have Aaron Leming on to lend some insight to the move. Later, Illini Track & Field Coach Mike Turk joins the show!

01/26/22 Hour 2: Contender or Pretender: CBB Edition; Trent Frazier/Luke Goode Audio

Lon, Derek and Trevor continue to recap Illinois' win over Michigan State, and then play a game of Contender or Pretender with some top 30 NET teams. Later, hear more postgame audio from Trent Frazier and Luke Goode.

01/26/22 Hour 1: Illinois Edges MSU 56-55; What Trent Frazier Has Meant; Luke Goode Rising?

Lon and Derek recap Illinois' narrow win over Michigan State to re-take first place in the Big Ten. What happened, what's next, and what it means in the Big Ten race. Plus, hear from Brad Underwood and Luke Goode postgame!

01/25/22 Full Show: Previewing Illinois-Michigan State; Sean Payton Retires, Ryan Poles Hired

Lon and Trevor talk about tonight's big Illinois-Michigan State matchup in Champaign, and give the latest on Kofi's status for the game. Later, the guys talk NFL moves, with Sean Payton retiring and the Bears hiring a GM.

01/20/22 Hour 2: Brad Underwood Audio; Illini-Maryland Talk; Andre Curbelo Audio

Lon and Trevor play audio from Brad Underwood and Andre Curbelo, detailing his concussion, what it felt like to return to the court, and preparing for Maryland.

01/20/22 Hour 1: Best/Worst Referee Moments; Rob Collins (FOX in KC) Talks Bills-Chiefs

Lon and Trevor discuss Bo Boroski, Courtney Green, Ted Valentine and more during a segment entirely dedicated to referees! Later, Rob Collins from FOX TV in Kansas City joins the guys to talk Chiefs-Bills!

01/19/22 Hour 2: Favorite Spring Training Parks; Previewing NFL Divisional Round Games

Lon and Trevor talk about their favorite Spring Training destinations, the... 2014 Baltimore Orioles(?!), and this weekend's NFL divisional round matchups.

01/19/22 Hour 1: MLB Lockout: Is There an End In Sight?, Chris Blair (NASCAR Coming to St. Louis!)

Lon and Trevor discuss the MLB lockout and if they think the season will start on time. Later, Chris Blair from World Wide Technology Raceway joins the guys to talk about a NASCAR Cup race coming to the St. Louis area.

01/18/22 Full Show: Illinois’ Basketball Resume; Lon Roasts His Cardinals; Bubble Gum Talk

Lon and Trevor discuss Illinois basketball's resume, Kofi vs Edey, and the Arizona Cardinals' deflating loss to the Rams. Plus, Andre the Giant and gum!

01/17/22 Hour 2: More Illinois-Purdue Talk; Brad Underwood/BBV Audio; Luke Ford is Back!

Lon and Trevor continue to break down Illinois' 2OT loss to Purdue and what it means going forward. Later, hear from Brad Underwood, BBV, and Illini tight end Luke Ford, who announces he will be returning for his senior year.

01/17/22 Hour 1: Illinois falls to Purdue in 2OT, 96-88; Breaking Down What It Means

Lon and Trevor discuss Illinois' heartbreaking double overtime loss to Purdue, 96-88, Kofi's struggles, BBV's emergence, and what it all means going forward.

1/14/22 Hour 2: Coach Underwood Audio; Who Ya Got w/ Hans Dee

The guys talk about Illinois basketball and play more audio from Coach Underwood. Then Hans Dee hosts 'Who Ya Got' where the guys give their predictions for this weekend's games, including Illinois v Michigan and the NFL playoffs!

1/14/22 Hour 1: Illinois Basketball; New Illini OC Barry Lunney Jr. Joins

The guys talk about tonight's matchup against Michigan, along with Underwood and Coleman Hawkins audio. Later, new Illini Football offensive coordinator Barry Lunney Jr. (@BarryLunneyJr) joins the show.

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