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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 gymnastics heads to Ohio for Big Ten Championships

Illinois' Logan Bradley performs a routine on the pommel horse during the meet against Iowa at Huff Hall on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The Illini won 440.150-424.500.
March 30, 2016

There is a giant orange poster on the wall at Kenney Gym. But unlike the many other orange advertisements around Illinois’ campus, it does not feature Illini athletes, and it has nothing to do with the...

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 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 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...

Men's gymnastics' team effort garners Big Ten honors

Illinois' Alex Diab performs a routine on the high bar during the meet against Temple & UIC at Huff Hall on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.
February 9, 2016

Tweet: #Illini show depth and growth in latest meet against #UIC and #Temple. Eggleston and Jacobson grab Big Ten honorsThe Illinois men's gymnastics team's depth was on full display this Saturday at home....

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