May 28, 2015

5/28/15 Hour 3: Itch Jones; Illini Baseball

Itch Jones answers all of Tay and J's questions about Illini baseball. Itch tells plenty of stories from his time coaching the Illini, and even reveals how he got his nickname. Then, Jeremy answers all your Illini questions on another edition of #AskJ.

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May 28, 2015

5/28/15 Hour 2: Lance Ringler on Illini Golf

The guys talk with Lance Ringler about Illini Men's Golf and the team's chances of winning a national championship. Then, Tay and J discuss their most exhilarating and devastating playoff games of all time. During a trivia challenge by Jeremy, Carp shows off his knowledge of Michael Jackson's music and admits his love for Janet Jackson. Lastly, the guys talk a little Illini basketball.

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May 28, 2015

5/28/15 Hour 1: Tom Thibodeau and Cardinals 1B Options

Tay, J, and Michael Carpenter talk about Tom Thibodeau being fired by the Chicago Bulls-- who's at fault for the strained relationship between the coach and the front office, and what are the next steps for both Thibs and the Bulls? Then, the guys take some calls and discuss what the Cardinals should do at first base in the wake of Matt Adams' injury.

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May 27, 2015

5/27/15 Hour 3: Illini Baseball Coach Dan Hartleb

The guys talk about Cardinals first base options and All-Star Game voting. Then they preview the NCAA Tournament Champaign Regional with Illini Baseball Coach Dan Hartleb.

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May 27, 2015

5/27/15 Hour 2: Sahadev Sharma; Chris Hine

The guys talk Cubs baseball with Sahadev Sharma of Baseball Prospectus. Then the guys talk Blackhawks with Chris Hine of the Chicago Tribune.

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May 27, 2015

5/27/15 Hour 1: Cubs, Cardinals, White Sox

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner talk Cubs, Cardinals and White Sox baseball. They also talk NBA and NHL Playoffs.

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May 26, 2015

5/26/15 Hour 3: Grantland’s Michael Baumann; Illini Baseball

Tay and J talk with Michael Baumann of D1Baseball.com and Grantland about Illini baseball and the team's chances of advancing to Omaha. They also discuss the recent improvement in Big Ten baseball. Then, J asks Tay to guess the Vegas over/unders for Big Ten college football teams and intern Matt Silich comes on to discuss the NBA conference finals.

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May 26, 2015

5/26/15 Hour 2: 670 The Score’s Adam Harris; Blackhawks and Cubs

Tay, J and Adam Harris of 670 The Score discuss the Blackhawks' chances of advancing to the Stanley Cup Finals after losing Game Five in Anaheim to go down 3-2 in the Western Conference Finals. Then the guys talk about the promising present and future of the Cubs as well as how the Bulls should handle Tom Thibodeau. Finally, Tay and J talk about the St. Louis Blues handing out a one-year extension for Coach Ken Hitchcock.

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May 26, 2015

5/26/15 Hour 1: Mike Waddell; Illini baseball regional

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner talk about Illinois baseball hosting an NCAA Tournament Regional for the first time in school history. Then the guys talk with UI associate AD Mike Waddell about hosting the regional.

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May 22, 2015

5/22/15 Hour 3: UNC notice of allegations; Friday 5 at 5

The guys talk about UNC's notice of allegations from the NCAA and Lon and Jeremy compete in the Friday 5 at 5 Showdown.

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May 22, 2015

5/22/15 Hour 2: Mark Tupper; Josh Getzoff

Mark Tupper of the Decatur Herald and Review joins the guys to talk about the allegations of abuse against the Illini women's basketball and football progams and what it means for Mat Bollant, Tim Beckman and AD Mike Thomas. Then the guys talk about Illini baseball with FOX Illinois' Josh Getzoff.

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May 22, 2015

5/22/15 Hour 1: Illini baseball loses

Lon Tay, Jeremy Werner and Michael Carpenter talk about the end of Illini baseball's 27-game winning streak.

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May 21, 2015

05/21/15 Hour 3: Dan Hartleb Illini baseball coach; Illini baseball chat; “Ask J”

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner talk to B1G baseball coach of the year Dan Hartleb. The guys ask Dan if he gets nervous anymore if they are down after so many comeback victories. Coach Hartleb talks about his amazing pitching staff and what he expects from the Maryland Terrapins. The guys chat Illini baseball and what makes this team so good. Jeremy Werner answers all your Illini questions from Allegations to Illini basketball recruiting in this weeks edition of "Ask J". 

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May 21, 2015

05/21/15 Hour 2: Brad Sturdy OrangeandBlueNews.com; Scott Powers ESPNChicago.com

Lon and Jeremy chat with Brad Sturdy of OrangeandBlueNews.com about the recruiting loss of the Illini to St. Johns on PG Marcus LoVett. Brad talks about why the Illini cant land that elusive point guard. The guys ask Brad to give an overview of what targets are out there for the class of 2016. The guys ask Brad to give his perspective on the allegations on the Illini athletic department. Tay and J chat with Scott Powers of ESPNChicago.com about the way Corey Crawford has stepped up for the Blackhawks in recent games. Scott talks about the matchup with the Ducks and what it will take to beat them.

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May 21, 2015

05/21/15 Hour 1:Illini womens basketball allegations; Marcus LoVett commits to St. Johns

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner talk about the Illini women's basketball allegations and how more families of former players have come out against Coach Bollant. The guys chat about Marcus LoVett committing to St. Johns University and where the Illini go from here. 

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May 20, 2015

05/20/15 Hour 2: Nathan Scheelhaase Illini assistant director of football operations; Michael Visenberg NBADraft.net

Jeremy and Mike talk to Nathan Scheelhaase the new assistant director of football operations for the Illini. Nathan talks about his new role and why he is a good fit for it. The guys ask him about the Simon Cvijanovic allegations and what can be done for players. The guys also chat with Michael Visenberg of NBADraft.net about the NBA Lottery and who the Timberwolves might go after at number one. Michael talks about how the top part of the draft might shake up. The guys chat with Michael about who the Bulls might target.

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May 20, 2015

05/20/15 Hour 1: Jeremy Interview with Illini AD Mike Thomas; Allegations discussion

Jeremy Werner talks to Illini AD about the player abuse allegations that are swirling around the Illini Women's basketball programs. Jeremy and Mike Carpenter discuss what Mike Thomas had to say.

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May 19, 2015

5/19/15 Hour 2: Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune

The guys talk with Chicago Tribune reporter Shannon Ryan about the abuse allegations against the Illini football and women's basketball programs. Then the guys talk about Monday night's excellent pitching performances, as well as the Cardinals, Cubs and White Sox.

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May 19, 2015

5/19/15 Hour 1: David Kerian; Illini abuse allegations

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner talk with Illini first baseman David Kerian, the Big Ten Player of the Year, about the Illini baseball team's 26-game win streak and the Big Ten Tournament. Then the guys discuss the latest about the allegations of player abuse against the Illini football and women's basketball programs.

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May 18, 2015

05/18/15 Hour 2: Mike Claiborne KMOX; White Sox talk

Lon and Jeremy talk to Mike Claiborne of KMOX about the pitching staff and the makeup of it with Jaime Garcia back. Mike dives deeper on the rotation and talks about how great Lance Lynn has been and the bumps Carlos Martinez has been going through. The guys ask Claibs about how great Kolton Wong and Matt Carpenter have been. Claibs gives his thoughts on the Chicago Cubs and the rest of the National League. Lon and Jeremy chat about the White Sox and how they have won 5 straight.

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