A semi-exclusive with Illini basketball coach Brad Underwood headlines Volume I, Episode II of The IlliNation Show. Underwood shed some light on what his daily life work life is like in the summer months. He also talked about Illinois basketball being ranked #11 all time by the Associated Press and how the program needs to have “that swagger.”
Next up was Nick Anderson, of the ’89 Flyin’ Illini and the first ever draft pick in Orlando Magic history. His insights on Chicagoland recruiting issues are definitely something you read about and listen to.
Finally, we had Larry Hawley of WGN and CLTV on. Hawley produces Sports Feed which you can catch on CLTV Sundays-Thursdays at 6 PM CST. Kendall Gill was a guest on his show the night that I spoke to Hawley, with Ice Cube, yes, the Ice Cube, was on the next day.
Hawley previewed the 2017 Illini football season for us. You can read his work at WGNTV.com Follow him on Twitter (@Hawley Sports) Also, be sure to check out the inaugural edition of The IlliNation Show featuring exclusives with Charles “Peanut” Tillman, Dee Brown and Dick Butkus.
Illination Show featuring Brad Underwood and more is below:
Here are the Larry Hawley and Brad Underwood segments in stand alone below:
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