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Year in review: Illinois men’s gymnastics 2015-16

May 8, 2016

After battling through injury at the tail end of the year, the Illinois men's gymnastics team came in runner-up at the Big Ten championships and finished fourth in the country at the NCAA championships. The...

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...

Ngai’s age isn’t holding the Illinois gymnast back

Illinois' Logan Bradley pauses in his routine at the meet against Michigan on March 12, 2016.
March 29, 2016

Tweet: Age doesn’t faze #Illini 17-year-old Brandon Ngai, @lbrad5 gears up for his final #B1G title run.Sophomore Brandon Ngai’s rise to pommel horse prominence has been one of the most talked about stories of...

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 men’s gymnastics escapes at home

March 13, 2016

The Illinois men’s gymnastics team was victorious against Michigan on Saturday, but the win was not pretty.After posting a school record 442.300 points against California and Air Force this weekend,...

Illinois men’s gymnastics set school record at Air Force Academy

March 6, 2016

by james boydstaff writerIllinois men’s gymnastics head coach Justin Spring AGhas repeated “you do not rise to the occasion — you fall to the level of your training,” to his team all season long.And...

Illinois men's gymnastics' Eggleston sits out, win streaks end

Illinois' Chandler Eggleston performs a vault routine during the meet against Temple & UIC at Huff Hall on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.
February 16, 2016

Tweet: @IlliniMGym’s Eggleston sits, underclass men rise, and Ngai continues to impress. #IlliniNot competing is something sophomore Chandler Eggleston did all last year due to a torn patella tendon. On...

Illinois men’s gymnastics finish third at Minnesota

February 14, 2016

Tweet: Parallel bars cost the Illini on the road and cause them to finish third in six-way meet.Missing one of its top gymnasts, the Illinois men’s gymnastics team finished third with a score of 429.750...

Illinois gymnastics hit the road, face top competition

February 10, 2016

Despite that the Illinois men’s gymnastics team cruised past Temple and University of Illinois-Chicago this past Saturday, its head coach Justin Spring was not awestruck by his team’s season-high performance.For...

Illinois men's gymnastics sweeps UIC and Temple

February 7, 2016

Tweet: After three weeks on the road, the @IlliniMGym team returned to Huff Hall and dominated. The #Illini are now 9-1 on the season.James BoydStaff WriterThe Illinois men’s gymnastics team took down...

Big Ten foe edges Illini men's gymnastics

Illinois' Bobby Baker launches off the vault during the meet against Stanford at Huff Hall on Friday, March 6, 2015.The Illini lost 21-9.
January 31, 2016

On the day Penn State unveiled its 2015 Big Ten Championship banner — which it earned by beating Illinois by 0.6 points at last year’s tournament — the Illini were not able to exact any revenge...

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