Thursday • October 28
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Western Michigan Frustration
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Boz and Mr.G recap the Western Michigan game and the final basketball exhibition game against Lewis University. Ohio State play-by-play man Paul Keels pays a visit to offer insight on the upcoming game against the Buckeyes. Rivals.Com basketball writer Brad Sturdy make his initial visit to Talking Illini and the Daily Herald's Lindsey Willihite returns to talk both football and basketball.
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TALKING ILLINI 11/10 HR 1
Boz and Mr. G can barely contain their frustration over another senseless Illini loss. They try to figure out what is going on with the program. Then we preview the Ohio matchup & get the lowdown on that talented squad from the voice of the Buckeyes Paul Keels.
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TALKING ILLINI 11/10 HR 2
Rivals.Com basketball writer Brad Sturdy is talking hoops with Boz & Mr. G! Then - the Daily Herald's Lindsey Willihite examines the issues with the Illini & why they havent been that successful this season.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Paul Keels
Paul Keels is the current play-by-play announcer for Ohio State University's football and men's basketball teams for WBNS Radio and the Ohio State Buckeyes Radio Network. His career began in his hometown of Cincinnati as a News Anchor & Reporter for WLW Radio in 1979. He then left for WJR Radio in Detroit to call games for the NBA Detroit Pistons. (1980-81) Then came a move to WWJ Radio in Detroit to call Football and Basketball for the University of Michigan from 1981-87. Follwing a year at UPI Radio Network in Washington DC, Paul returned to his hometown of Cincinnati in 1988, to become the voice of the University of Cincinnati Bearcats and host a sports talk show on WCKY-AM. From 1992-95, Paul hosted a Morning News Show on WHIO Radio in Dayton. In 1995, he again became play-by-play voice for the University of Cincinnati on WLW Radio, then in 1996, added the Bengals play by play duties. Following the 1996 football season, WLW's parent company, Jacor Communications, lost the rights to the Bengals, and Paul continued Broadcasting Football & Basketball for the University of Cincinnati. He joined WBNS Radio and the Ohio State Buckeyes Radio Network in 1998. Paul has returned to work for the Bengals, as the pre-seaon announcer on WKRC-TV, with former Bengal offensive lineman Anthony Munoz. Paul is also the author of Tales from the Buckeye Championship Season, which recounts the Buckeyes' 2002 National Championship season. In October 2007, Keels was inducted into the Radio Television Broadcaster's Hall of Fame of Ohio, and was Co-winner of the Ohio Sportscaster of the Year Award in 2007 by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association of America.



 
Lindsey Willhite
Lindsay has been writing for the Daily Herald since 1989 and has covered Illinois exclusively since the 2002 Sugar Bowl.