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01/06/22 Hour 1: Previewing Illinois-Maryland; It’s Ayo Night! Favorite Ayo Shots & Memories

Lon and Trevor preview Illinois vs. Maryland, while recalling some of their favorite Ayo Dosunmu moments before he gets his jersey retired at halftime.

01/05/22 Hour 2: Tony Petersen Out as OC; Who’s Next?; More Illini-Minnesota Talk

Lon and Trevor talk about Bret Bielema firing Tony Petersen, and if his target is UTSA's Barry Lunney Jr. Later, the guys continue to talk about Kofi, Jacob Grandison and Illinois' big win.

01/05/22 Hour 1: Kofi Dominates, Illini Beat Minnesota 76-53; Brad Underwood Audio

Lon and Trevor talk about Kofi's dominant performance and Illinois' blowout win over Minnesota.

01/04/22 Hour 2: More Illini-Minnesota Talk; Trent Frazier Audio; Game Predictions

Lon and Trevor continue to break down tonight's Illinois-Minnesota matchup, including why Kofi might have (another) big game. Later, hear from senior guard Trent Frazier on tonight's matchup.

01/04/22 Hour 1: Previewing Illinois-Minnesota; Are The Gophers Legit?; Underwood Audio

Lon and Trevor discuss tonight's Illinois-Minnesota matchup, and whether the Gophers' hot start to the season is for real. Later, hear Brad Underwood preview the matchup.

01/03/22 Hour 2: Latest on Illini hoops returning from COVID pause; Underwood audio

Lon and Derek discuss the latest on the Illini basketball team in their return from a COVID pause. Also, hear from Brad Underwood in his press conference on Monday previewing Minnesota.

01/03/22 Hour 1: J Leman Hour with bowl game reactions & Illini playing days stories

J Leman joins Lon and Derek for the final time of this college football season to discuss bowl game results & tell stories from his Illini playing days.

12/27/21 Hour 2: Aaron Leming (Bear Report) Talks Bears, Coach Candidates; More Illini Hoops Talk

Lon and Derek talk to Aaron Leming, who covers the Bears, about this weekend's win against Seattle, and who the team might target for coach and GM if Nagy/Pace are fired. Later, the guys recap Illinois basketball taking a COVID pause.

12/27/21 Hour 1: Illini Basketball on COVID Pause; Where Does College Hoops Go From Here?

Lon and Derek talk about Illinois basketball's COVID pause, the cancellation of this week's Florida A&M game, and where the team/sport in general goes from here.

12/23/21 Hour 2: What’s Illini basketball’s ceiling?; Christmas favorites

Lon and Derek discuss Illini basketball's ultimate upside as a team. Later, they get into the Christmas spirit talking about their favorite Christmas movie and songs.

12/23/21 Hour 1: Braggin’ Rights beatdown; Underwood postgame audio

Lon and Trevor begin the show discussing Illinois' blowout win against Mizzou on Wednesday. Derek joins later in the hour to give his take. Hear from Brad Underwood's postgame press conference as well.

12/20/21 Hour 2: Illini Pummel St. Francis 106-48; Underwood Audio on Practicing and Shooting

Lon and Derek recap Illinois' dominant win over St. Francis (PA), setting a school-record three pointers, and hear audio from Underwood postgame.

12/20/21 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! Discussing Illinois and the Portal, Big 10 Bowl Games and More!

J Leman joins Lon and Derek for his weekly hour, and talks Kendall Smith returning to Illinois, other targets for Bret Bielema in the portal, and Big Ten bowl games this week.

12/17/21 Hour 2: Aiden Laughery (Illini RB commit) Joins; Who Ya Got w/ Hans Dee

The guys are joined by Illini RB commit Aiden Laughery, from GCMS, to talk about his recruiting experience and relationship with Coach Bielema. Later, Hans Dee hosts Who Ya Got, where the guys give their predictions on this weekend's biggest games.

Hour 1: Underwood & Bielema Audio; Mike Lindemann Body n Sole

The guys talk about Illini basketball and football with Coach Underwood and Bielema audio from today's press conferences. Later, Mike Lindemann from Body N Sole talks about the Illini Basketball team meet n greet on 12/19 from 4-6pm.

12/15/21 Hour 2: Bret Bielema joins the show!; Jeremy Werner (Illini Inquirer) on Signing Day & transfer portal needs

Lon and Derek are joined by Illini head coach Bret Bielema to get his thoughts on the 2022 recruiting class and more. Later, Jeremy Werner of Illini Inquirer stops by the studio to talk Signing Day and the happenings in the transfer portal.

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