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April 26 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:30pm

What moves might Brad Underwood still have to make to shore up his first Illinois basketball roster? How did some potential Illini targets, like Champaign Central's Tim Finke, fare in the first weekend of the EYBL? Who else might be on Illinois' radar in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 classes?

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April 24 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 10:00am

Which former Illini will be the first player selected in the NFL draft? Is the early signing date a good thing for Illinois football? What nonconference team on the Illinois schedule is the most challenging?

For the answer to these questions, or anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime college football writer.

April 20 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

The regular signing period is well underway. What moves might Brad Underwood make to round out his first Illinois roster? Can Illinois softball keep rolling in the Big Ten? Will Illinois baseball build off its Big Ten series victory against Northwestern? Which high school spring sport teams have shown the most so far?

April 20 prep sports chat

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:30pm

Believe it or not we're a month away (or less) from the start of postseason action in all area prep sports. Which teams are positioning themselves the best to make a run whether it be baseball, softball, girls' soccer or track and field? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to take any and all questions regarding the local high school sports scene during his 12:30 p.m. chat on Thursday.

April 19 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 12:30pm

How did Brad Underwood go about filling out his first staff? Who will the Illini add to the 2017-18 roster? When do offseason workouts begin? When does the schedule for next season come out? Beat writer Scott Richey is here to answer any and all of your questions in his weekly chat, which tips off at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

April 17 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:00am

What other area players will walk on to Lovie Smith's program? Will Illinois be able to make a recruiting dent in Georgia and Texas? How soon will the plans for Memorial Stadium be announced?

For the answers to these questions, and anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime college football writer.

April 13 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

What's next for Brad Underwood and the Illini? How does the new Illinois coach go about filling his roster? Will Lovie Smith take the Illini to a bowl game? Can Tyra Perry and the Illinois softball team make the NCAA tournament again? Will any high school teams win a state title in the spring sports season? Sports editor Matt Daniels is ready to take on any and all questions during his 2 p.m.

April 13 prep sports chat

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:30pm

How good is Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball? What about St. Joseph-Ogden softball? Or Mahomet-Seymour girls' soccer? What area track and field teams could make a run at a possible state title next month in Charleston? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to take any and all questions regarding the local high school sports scene during his 12:30 p.m. chat on Thursday.

April 12 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 12:30pm

How does Jeremiah Tilmon and Javon Pickett opting out of Illinois affect the 2017-18 team? What will Brad Underwood do with four open scholarships? Will the third assistant coach be named soon? Just what will the '17-18 team look like? Ask these questions (and more) of beat writer Scott Richey who is chatting at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday on all things Illini basketball.

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