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Illinois’ Diab named Big Ten still rings champion

Alex Diab at his practice.
April 5, 2016

BY Tweet: [email protected]’s @alex_diab10 is our #IOTW after being named Big Ten still rings champion. #IlliniJames BoydStaff WriterHis teammates call him a dad. His school calls him an Illini. The Big Ten...

Illinois men’s gymnastics finish runner-up to Ohio State

Illinois' Alex Diab performs his routine at the meet against Michigan on March 12, 2016.
April 3, 2016

Once again, the Illinois men’s gymnastics failed to capture the top trophy in the Big Ten championships this past weekend.Finishing runner-up to Penn State in last year’s championships, the Illini...

Illinois men's gymnast Diab named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week

Illinois' Alex Diab attempts a dismount during his ring routine in the meet against Temple & UIC at Huff Hall on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.
March 24, 2016

During February's Winter Cup in Las Vegas, Illinois men's gymnastics Alex Diab competed alongside C.J. Maestas — a former Illini who holds many spots in the program's record bookFollowing...

Illinois men’s gymnastics team falls to Oklahoma

March 20, 2016

Tweet: @IlliniMGym competed well, but still fell to No. 1 Oklahoma on senior nightFour years, more than 1,400 days and almost 34,000 hours. Then it’s over.Saturday was the final regular season competition before...

Illinois’ Alex Diab hopes to honor coach, father

February 28, 2016

Fans only see gymnasts’ finished products. They don’t see the hours of preparation, the rehab and the relationships these athletes have that are much deeper than the sport. All of these...

Illinois’ Alex Diab hopes to honor coach, father

February 28, 2016

Often times when athletes enter a venue, the audience is seeing the individuals’ finished project. They don’t see the hours of preparation, the rehabs after injuries, or the relationships athletes...

Illinois freshman Alex Diab to compete in Winter Cup

Illinois' Alex Diab performs a bar routine during the meet against Temple & UIC at Huff Hall on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.
February 18, 2016

All-arounder Alex Diab is the lone Illinois men’s gymnast attending the Winter Cup Challenge in Las Vegas on Feb. 18-20. He will compete alongside top performers from around the country, including former...

Illini men's gymnastics to clash with Temple, UIC

February 4, 2016

Tweet: @llliniMGym will look to bounce back after a close to Penn State. The #Illini face UIC and Temple this Saturday.No longer undefeated, the Illinois men’s gymnastics team looks to regroup after...

Men's gymnastics square off against Iowa for second time this week

Illinois' Brandon Ngai performs a routine on the pommel horse during the meet against Stanford at Huff Hall on Friday, March 6, 2015.The Illini lost 21-9.
January 20, 2016

The Illinois men’s gymnastics team (7-0) will face a conference foe for the second time this week when it travels to Iowa City, Iowa, to face the Hawkeyes Saturday.ssThe two faced off Sunday in the Windy...

Blue beats Orange in Illini men's gymnastics exhibition meet

December 7, 2015

Following the Orange and Blue intrasquad exhibition,ch assistant coach Don Osborn chwas pleased with how the Illinois men’s gymnastics team performed. The blue squad beat the orange squad in...

Illini volleyball near perfect at home in tournament

December 10, 2013

Playing at home is advantageous for most teams, but for the Illinois volleyball team, it may be more than that. The Illini are 34-20 in the NCAA tournament all time, but 26 of those wins have come at home,...

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