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May 28 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 10:00am

What are the preseason football magazines going to write about Illinois? Where will Lovie Smith's team be ranked in the Big Ten? When will the Illini pick up their next 2019 commitment?

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

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May 23 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 1:30pm

Illinois still has those two open scholarships for the 2018-19 season. Will Parker Braun fill one of them? The Illini are in "wait and see" mode. What is for sure, though, is Illinois' 2018 recruiting class will be on campus and starting summer workouts in three weeks. How will the influx of players change the team? Which of the newcomers might end up being the most important.

May 21 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:00am

How many night games will the Illinois football team play this season? What position group will make the most progress this season? Who will be the next recruit to commit to Lovie Smith's team?

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

May 16 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:30pm

The spring signing period ends Wednesday, and Illinois still has a pair of scholarships open for the 2018-19 season. But one won't go to Francis Okoro after the Normal West big man committed to Oregon late Monday night. Who will Brad Underwood turn to next? What 2019, 2020 and 2021 prospects performed well this weekend in Atlanta on the EYBL circuit?

May 14 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 10:00am

What is the top recruiting priority for Illinois football? Which Big Ten school made the most improvement during the spring? Who is the biggest challenger to Cam Thomas at quarterback?

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

May 9 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 12:30pm

Will Illinois land Francis Okoro? What might Brad Underwood do with his open scholarship(s) if that does or doesn't happen? How will so many newcomers (they'll outnumber the returning scholarship players) mesh when they hit campus in June? Beat writer Scott Richey will answer any and all of your Illinois basketball (and other Illini sports) questions in his weekly chat starting at 12:30 p.m.

May 7 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 10:00am

What are the Illinois players and coaches doing this summer? Who will represent the team at the Big Ten media kickoff? Why is the NCAA making a fuss about uniforms?

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

May 2 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:30pm

When will Francis Okoro make his decision? How will Brad Underwood use the two open scholarships he currently has? What are the returning players who are still on campus doing until the semester ends? How will Michael Finke fare at Grand Canyon? Beat writer Scott Richey can handle any of these topics, or whatever else is on your mind regarding the Illini, during his 12:30 p.m.

April 30 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 10:00am

With no Illinois football players taken in this year's NFL draft, who is the next Illini to get drafted? Will Christian DiLauro stick with the Browns and James Crawford with the Ravens? How is recruiting going for the 2019 class? What true freshmen could see the field in 2018? Beat writer Bob Asmussen is fair game on any of these topics and whatever else is on your mind in his 10 a.m.

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