From the WCIA 3 Sports team, a podcast about all things sports in central Illinois. From high school sports, to Illinois athletics and beyond. The team brings a unique take to sports with this podcast.
High school football coaches roundtable
In episode 74 of the WCIA 3-in-1 Pod, Cumberland head coach Lucas Watkins, Paxton-Buckley-Loda head coach Josh Pritchard, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley head coach Mike Allen and Mahomet-Seymour head coach Jon Adkins spend 40 minutes talking about the unique COVID-19 spring football season.
A Look Back
CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) -- In episode 73 of the WCIA 3-in-1 Pod: Bret Beherns, Marlee Wierda and Andy Olson take a look back at the Illinois basketball season, both the good and bad. The Illini certainly made history in 2020-21 but an early second round exit in the NCAA tournament is leaving Illini Nation wanting more.
One year later
The WCIA 3-in-1 podcast is celebrating one year! Bret Beherns, Marlee Wierda, and Andy Olson catch up with a former podcast host and WCIA 3 weekend anchor, Craig Choate. They discuss a year in the pandemic, Illinois sports, and everything else in between. No dull moment in this episode with plenty of hot takes!
Sunday Fast Break: The Bitter End
It's the final Sunday Fast Break of the 2020-21 season, after the Illini get knocked out of the NCAA Tournament following a 71-58 loss to Loyola. Marlee Wierda and former Illini Trent Meacham break down the loss, and the season as a whole. They delve into Ayo Dosunmu's career, and where he's headed at the NBA level, including what Kofi Cockburn might decide for his pro career. With one season in the books, and other on the horizon, they also chat about the future of the program and where it's headed under head coach Brad Underwood.
Hang that Banner
In episode 70 of the WCIA 3-in-1 Pod, Bret Beherns, Marlee Wierda and Andy Olson recap Illinois basketball's 91-88 overtime win over Ohio State to win the Big Ten tournament championship Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Sunday Fast Break: Big Ten Champs
In episode 69 of the WCIA 3-in-1 Pod, Bret Beherns and Trent Meacham break down Illinois basketball's first Big Ten tournament championship since 2005 beating Ohio State 91-88 in overtime on Sunday. They also look ahead to the bracket, where the Illini are No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.