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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...

Illini of the Week March 16: Jonathan Wells

Portrait of Jonathan Wells
March 15, 2016

Tweet: [email protected]'s Jonathan Wells is our #Illini of the Week after his eighth place finish at NCAA Indoor ChampionshipsJonathan Wells had already topped the first two heights in the high jump. With...

Illini of the Week March 10: Isaiah Martinez

Portrait of Isaiah Martinez.
March 9, 2016

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

Illini of the Week Feb. 25: Charlie Danielson

Charlie Danielson at the 2015 NCAA Championships. Photo courtesy of Fighting Illini Athletics.
February 24, 2016

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

Illini of the Week Feb.4: Chandler Eggleston

Chandler Eggleston performs the high bar routine against Ohio State at Huff Hall on Sunday, Jan. 26rd, 2014.
February 3, 2016

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

Illini of The Week Jan 27: James Mcging

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January 27, 2016

Tweet: This weeks IOTW is @IlliniHockey 's James Mcging #Illini Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week....

Illini of the Week Dec. 9: Kyley Simmons

Guard Kyley Simmons puts up a layup during the game against Tennessee State at Parkland College on Tuesday, Nov. 24. Illinois won 98-43.
December 9, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

Illini of the Week 12/2: Chatrice White

Center Chatrice White takes a three point shot during the game against Tennessee State at Parkland College on Tuesday, Nov. 24. Illinois won 98-43.
December 1, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

Illini of the Week Nov. 18: Mike Thorne Jr.

Illini of the Week Nov. 18: Mike Thorne Jr.
November 17, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

Illini volleyball freshman Ali Bastianelli used to fighting for what she wants

(left) Naya Crittenden and (right) Ali Bastianelli jump to block and attack during the game against Michigan State at Huff Hall on Friday, Oct. 30. Illinois won 3-1.
November 4, 2015

Freshman Ali Bastianelli is a 6-foot-3, tough-as-nails middle blocker who leads the Illinois volleyball team with 98 blocks on the season.The source of Bastianelli’s toughness behind the net may come...

Illini of the week Oct. 28: Joe Olen

Illini of the week Oct. 28:  Joe Olen
October 27, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

Illini of the Week Oct. 21: Eric Cruickshank

Portrait of Eric Cruickshank.
October 20, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

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