Mar 3, 2015

03/03/15 Hour 2: College baketball rule changes; Matt Bollant Illini women’s basketball coach

The guys discuss potential rule changes that could increase the overall level of play in college basketball. They also preview the women's basketball Big Ten tournament with Illini coach Matt Bollant as they come in as the 10 seed.

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Mar 3, 2015

03/03/15 Hour 1: Brad Sturdy OrangeandBlueNews.com

Lon Tay, Jeremy Werner, and Mike Carpenter reflect on their memories of Assembly Hall/State Farm Center as Wednesday's game will be the last before the renovations. They also visit with Brad Sturdy of OrangeandBlueNews.com to talk recruiting, specifically Marcus Lovett Jr and about the current team as well.

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Mar 3, 2015

3/3/15 John Groce press conference

The Illini basketball coach previews Senior Night and Wednesday's home finale against Nebraska.

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Mar 2, 2015

03/02/15 Hour 3: Sean Harrington college basketball analyst

The guys chat with Sean Harrington college basketball analyst. Sean talks about the Illinois offense and how it looked against Northwestern. The guys ask Sean about Ahmad starks and what he has brought to the court the past two games. Sean breaks down the last two matchups for the Illini and the rest of the B1G.

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Mar 2, 2015

03/02/15 Hour 2: Scott Powers ESPNChicago.com; Hockey talk

Tay and J talk to Scott Powers of ESPNChicago.com about the Chicago Blackhawks moves around the trade deadline of the NHL. The guys ask him how well Timmo Timonen will be on the defensive side of the puck. Scott talks about what Blackhawks fans can expect offensively from Antonie Vermette. The guys chat about the Central division in Hockey and who made the most improvements to their teams. 

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Mar 2, 2015

03/03/15 Hour 1: Illini vs. Northwestern review

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner talk all about the Illini win over Northwestern from all angles. They chat about the three point barrage the Illini put on the Wildcats and they talk about how well Ahmad Starks and Rayvonte Rice have played the last couple games.

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Feb 27, 2015

02/27/15 Hour 3: Luke Srodulski Wildcat Digest; “Friday 5 at 5 Showdown”

The guys talk with Luke Srodulski of the Wildcat Digest about the upcoming matchup of Northwestern vs. Illinois. Luke talks about the rising Wildcats and how they have won four straight games. The guys ask him about what players are really coming through for them on this run. Commissioner Mike Carpenter takes over the show for the "Friday 5 at 5 Showdown". 

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Feb 27, 2015

02/27/15 Hour 2: Mike Claiborne KMOX; Cody Westerlund 670thescore.com

The guys chat with Mike Claiborne of KMOX about the scene in Jupiter, Florida home of the Cardinals spring training site. Claibs chats about the line up and where to slot guys. the guys ask Mike about Carlos Martinez and what the "Birds at the Bat" need to do with him. The guys talk to Cody Westerlund about the surgery on Derrick Rose and what the outlook for him is.

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Feb 27, 2015

02/27/15 Hour 1: John Groce audio; Derrick Rose chat

Lon Tay, Jeremy Werner, and Mike Carpenter talk about Derrick Rose coming back in 4-6 weeks. The Tay and J show brings you audio from the John Groce press conference.

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Feb 26, 2015

02/26/15 Hour 3: “Ask J”; Dan Hartleb Illini baseball coach

Jeremy starts off the hour by answering all of your Illini sports questions during, "Ask J." To finish off the show, Lon and Jeremy are joined by Illini baseball coach Dan Hartleb to talk about his undefeated and nationally ranked team heading into its third weekend of play.

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Feb 26, 2015

02/26/15 Hour 2: Mark Tupper Decatur Herald and Review

The guys are joined by Mark Tupper of the Decatur Herald and Review to discuss what went wrong for the Illini against Iowa and what they'll need to change in the final three games of the regular season.

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Feb 26, 2015

02/26/15 Hour 1: Brad Evans Yahoo Sports bracketologist

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner start the show off by breaking down and reacting to the Illini hoops loss to Iowa last night. To figure out what it meant for their tournament hopes and where other Big Ten teams stand, they're joined by Brad Evans, the Yahoo Sports bracketologist.

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Feb 25, 2015

02/25/15 Hour 3: John Bohnenkamp The Burlington Hawkeye; Illini audio

Tay and J talk to John Bohnenkamp from the Burlington Hawkeye about the Iowa Hawkeye basketball team. The guys ask John about what the Illini game means to the Iowa fanbase and team. John talks about the Iowa players and who their go to guy is. Lon and Jeremy asks what is up with the Iowa defense and why they have struggled thus far. There is audio from Nnanna Egwu about being on the NCAA Tournament bubble. Ray Rice talks about the team chemistry and how that is going. Malcolm Hill talks about the connectivity of the team.

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Feb 25, 2015

02/25/15 Hour 2: Stephen Bardo BTN; Mettler injury report; Illni vs Iowa

Lon and Jeremy talk to Stephen Bardo of the Big Ten Network about the D-Rose injury and what the Bulls face for the next two and a half years.  The guys ask Stephen about the Illini game against the Iowa Hawkeyes. Stephen talks about the B1G proposal for freshman ineligibility. The guys learn more about the injuries to Kane and Rose in this weeks "Mettler Center Injury Report" with Matthew. The guys go more in depth about the Illini matchup with the Hawkeyes.

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Feb 25, 2015

02/25/15 Hour 1: Scott Powers ESPNChicago.com; Derrick Rose and Patrick Kane injuries

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner talk to Scott Powers of ESPNChicago.com about the Patrick Kane injury. Scott talks about the duration he will be out of the Blackhawk jersey. The guys ask Scott about other option for the remainder of the season. Lon and Jeremy talk about the sad sports night in Chicago as Derrick Rose and Patrick go down with injuries in one night. 

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Feb 24, 2015

02/24/15 Hour 3: Scott Wright DraftCountdown.com; “Tay’s Take”

Lon, Jeremy and Carp are joined by Scott Wright of DraftCountdown.com to discuss the combine, the upcoming draft, and focus in on the Bears options in the first round. We also jump into the mind of Lon during "Tay's Take."

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Feb 24, 2015

02/24/15 Hour 1: Illini basketball; Bulls talk

Lon Tay, Jeremy Werner and Mike Carpenter begin the show by discussing their feelings towards Bill Self and Bruce Weber after the two faced off last night. They then move to the current Illini and what they could potentially do to create more offense, with audio from Groce on the topic. Finally, the guys get a bit into the Bulls and the evolution of Tony Snell.

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Feb 24, 2015

02/24/15 Hour 2: Meet Rob Manfred; Dan Hayes CSNChicago.com

The guys get to know new MLB commissioner, Rob Manfred and discuss some of the changes and goals he laid out to the media recently. They also talk White Sox spring training with Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com.

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Feb 24, 2015

2/24/15 John Groce teleconference

The Illinois coach previews Wednesday's trip to Iowa.

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Feb 23, 2015

02/23/15 Hour 3: Sean harrington college basketball analyst; Bruce Weber talk

Tay and J talk to Sean Harrington college basketball analyst about the physicality of the Illini loss to Michigan State. The guys ask him about the struggling offense and if its x's and o's to blame or Jimmies and Joes. Lon and Jeremy gauge Sean's confidence on the rest of the Illini schedule. The guys talk about Bruce Weber and the struggling Kansas State team.

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