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June 25 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:00am

How good are the latest Illinois football commits? What position is the most important need for the 2019 class? Which former football players deserve Illinois Hall of Fame consideration?

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

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June 20 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 12:30pm

Ayo Dosunmu is in Champaign and on campus. Samba Kane isn't. The whirlwind that is the Illinois basketball offseason continues to swirl. Will Brad Underwood use any of his three remaining open scholarships? Who might be targeted? It won't be Dima Zdor, who committed to Weber State. Is a graduate transfer big man still a possibility? Can the Class of 2019 bring any hope?

June 11 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:00am

What players will Illinois bring to the Big Ten football media kickoff? After Dana Howard goes in, who will be the next Illini in the College Football Hall of Fame? What team do you want to see Illinois play in future Chicago games?

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

June 7 Illinois basketball chat

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 12:30pm

Part of Illinois' 2018 recruiting class will start arriving in Champaign this week. Ayo Dosunmu, of course, will still be in Colorado Springs working for a spot on the U.S. U18 National Team that will play later this month in the FIBA Americas Championship in Canada. Basketball season might still be four months away, but there's plenty happening with the Illini.

June 5 Bob Asmussen chat

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:00am

Who were the best players at the weekend football camps? Who will be the next recruit to commit? How do the Illini feel about the early games on the schedule?

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

May 30 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 12:30pm

Illinois basketball is getting closer to the day it will have its full 2018-19 team on campus, with the newcomers set to start arriving in a couple weeks. Of course, that's the "full" team only until Brad Underwood adds to the Illini frontcourt.

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.

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.

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