All Completed Chats

All Completed Chats

March 14 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 12:30pm

March Madness might be happening without Illinois, but that doesn't mean the basketball world is moving on without the Illini. Consider the early end to the season a jumpstart on recruiting. Even with commitments from Alan Griffin and Samba Kane to team up with Ayo Dosunmu in the 2018 class, Illinois coach Brad Underwood probably isn't done.

March 13 Bob Asmussen chat

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:00am

How has the Illinois offense looked in the first week of spring practice? Which players have made a move up the depth chart? What are the primary goals for the defense?

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

March 5 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 10:00am

What is first on the Illinois to-do list for the spring? Will the team suffer because it isn't having a final scrimmage? Which players will move into important roles for 2018?

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

Feb. 28 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:30pm

Illinois will open the Big Ten tournament Wednesday against Iowa. Before that happens, get ready for an afternoon of basketball with Scott Richey's weekly chat. What will the Illini need to do to make a tournament run? How can they avoid the opening round next season? How's recruiting going to make that happen? Ask our beat writer those questions and more starting at 12:30 p.m. on gameday.

Feb. 26 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:00am

What does the addition of Gill Byrd mean for the Illinois defense? How will the new coaches impact recruiting? Are there enough quarterbacks for Illinois to have a spring game?

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

Feb. 22 Illinois basketball chat

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:30pm

How will the final two regular-season games play out for the Illini? What seed will Brad Underwood's program get in the Big Ten tournament? Can they avoid playing on the first day at Madison Square Garden? What will the roster look like next season? How is the recruitment of E.J. Liddell, Francis Okoro and others going? Beat writer Scott Richey handles your questions at 12:30 p.m.

Feb. 20 Bob Asmussen chat

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:00am

When will Lovie Smith fill his final coaching vacancy? How is the staff doing with the 2019 recruiting class? What returning player will make the biggest jump during the upcoming season?

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

Feb. 15 Illinois basketball chat

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 2:30pm

February will end in a flurry of games for the Illini — especially the last week of the season with four games in an eight-day span. That will happen after Illinois heads to Indiana on Wednesday for its rematch with the Hoosiers. The first game was a win for the Illini.