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.
Senior Night Send-off
In episode 61 of the WCIA 3-in-1 Pod: Bret Beherns and Andy Olson recap Illinois basketball 86-70 win over Nebraska on senior night, without Ayo Dosunmu. He was ruled out before the game with a facial injury, after going down at Michigan State on Tuesday. Trent Frazier, Da'Monte Williams, Zach Griffith and even Ayo were all recognized before the game.
In episode 60 of the WCIA 3-in-1 Pod: Bret Beherns and Marlee Wierda discuss Illinois basketball's 81-72 loss at Michigan State. The Illini struggled at the free throw line going 19-for-34 (11-24 in the second half), went 0-for-12 on layups in the first half and shot just 40 percent for the game, snapping a seven-game win streak.
Sunday Fast Break: Dos for Dosunmu
Dosunmu has dos! Ayo Dosunmu earned his second triple-double of the season, becoming the first Illini in program history to do so. Marlee Wierda and Trent Meacham break down Dosunmu's role as a closer/leader, and the defensive performance against the Gophers. Plus, the Illini are finally starting to take shape as a Final Four team. They break down what the road ahead looks like as the Illini look towards a Big Ten title.
Sunday Fast Break: Ayo saves the day...again
On the Sunday Fast Break, Marlee Wierda and Trent Meacham talk Ayo Dosunmu's dazzling performance in Lincoln, plus some of his best moments from the game. They also break down the Dosunmu-Kofi Cockburn duo, but also where the Illini can improve especially when playing against physical teams. They also share their thoughts on a potential Michigan-Illinois matchup, which is still up in the air for the program.
A Scare in Lincoln
In episode 57 of the WCIA 3-in-1 podcast, Bret Beherns and Marlee Wierda breakdown Illinois basketball's 77-72 overtime win at Nebraska with Andy Olson, who was in Lincoln to see the Illini move into a tie for first place with No. 3 Michigan in the Big Ten standings with the victory.
Sunday Fast Break: Triple-Double
In episode 55 of the WCIA 3-in-1 Pod: Bret Beherns and Trent Meacham breakdown Ayo Dosunmu's triple-double against Wisconsin, plus Illinois' road win at Indiana, in the Sunday Fast Break.