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Jan. 21 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 11:00am

What does the loss of Jeff Thomas mean to the Illinois footbal team? Which receiver will step up in 2019? When will Lovie Smith pick a defensive coordinator?

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

Jan. 16 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:30pm

Illinois will try to snap its five-game losing streak (and get its first Big Ten win of the season) at 8 p.m. Wednesday against Minnesota. Before the Illini and Gophers square off at State Farm Center, Scott Richey will answer all of your Illinois-related questions in his weekly chat starting at 12:30 p.m. Wondering what it will take to get a win? Interested in recruiting?

Jan. 14 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 11:00am

When will Lovie Smith pick a defensive coordinator? What about the other spot on the Illinois staff? How mamy players will the team add in February?

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

Jan. 9 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

Illinois' losing streak continued Sunday at Northwestern in another winnable game that turned out anything but. However, about an hour after that 68-66 defeat the Illini landed five-star center Kofi Cockburn. Talk about the gamut of emotions for Illinois fans. Of course, that provides plenty of fodder for this week's chat. Interested in what's next on the recruiting front?

Jan. 7 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 11:00am

What does the addition of Luke Ford mean to Rod Smith's offense? Who will be the next player to join the Illini? What are the odds that Jeff Thomas is eligible in 2019?

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

 

Jan. 2 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 12:30pm

New year, new team? That's probably what the Illinois men's basketball team is hoping for. The Illini's New Year's Resolutions? A little more balance offensively, better on-ball defense and enough wins not to be included in the list of teams that couldn't reach double figures for the season.

Dec. 28 Illinois basketball chat

Friday, December 28, 2018 - 3:00pm

The Illinois men's basketball team will return to action Saturday in its final nonconference game of the regular season in a 2 p.m. showdown with Florida Atlantic at State Farm Center. It'll have been a week since the Braggin' Rights loss to Missouri. A week since Jeremiah Tilmon and Javon Pickett led the Tigers in their victory against Trent Frazier and ... not much else.

Dec. 19 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 12:30pm

It's Braggin' Rights week and Scott Richey will answer any and all of your Illinois basketball questions in his weekly chat set to start at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Wondering about Saturday's matchup with Missouri? Have questions about where the Illini stand with the nonconference part of the schedule nearing its end? Curious about recruiting?

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