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June 11 Bob Asmussen chat

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 11:00am

How will the Luke Ford decision impact the Illinois offense? Should the team continue to pursue grad transfer quarterbacks? What are the must wins if the Illini hope to go to a bowl game?

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

 

 

June 6 Illinois basketball chat

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 12:30pm

Is there anybody left to add for the 2019-20 season? How important will summer workouts be? Which Illini needs to make the biggest jump. Who's popping up on Illinois' recruiting radar? Beat writer Scott Richey will answer these questions or any more you might have in his weekly chat starting at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

June 4 Bob Asmussen chat

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 11:00am

What's at the top of the to-do list for the incoming Illinois freshmen? Who will emerge as the leader of the group? Is Lovie Smith done adding players for the 2019 season?

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

May 29 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 12:30pm

Roster construction continues at Illinois, although Bernard Kouma said he's signing Thursday. That still leaves two scholarships available for the Illini for the 2019-20 season. Will Brad Underwood use them both? Save one? Save them both? With more and more transfers coming off the board, the latter two options might happen out of necessity.

May 28 Bob Asmussen chat

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 11:00am

What is the latest news on injured Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree? How can I send my best wishes to Roundtree and his family? What kind of an emotional impact will his injury have on the rest of the players?

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

May 22 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:30pm

The end of May is always a bit of a quiet time for Illinois basketball, with the players home for a well deserved break ahead of their return in early June for the start of summer workouts. Whether any new faces will join the Illini next month is the question. Counting Bernard Kouma's yet signed for scholarship, Illinois has three available heading into the 2019-20 season.

May 21 Bob Asmussen chat

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 11:00am

Will Illinois add more players before the start of the 2019 season? What position needs the most help? How is recruiting going for the class of 2020?

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

May 15 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 12:30pm

Beat writer Scott Richey just spent three days watching some of the top prospects in the country, a number of which Illinois has offered. Future rosters will be built with some of them. The current roster? Well, the Illini are still trying to round out their 2019-20 group. That task took a hit when graduate transfer TJ Holyfield picked Texas Tech instead of Brad Underwood and Illinois.

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