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Illini top Iowa in record-breaking performance

Illinois’ Jordan Valdez performs a routine on the high bar against Iowa at Huff Hall on Saturday. The Illini won 440.150-424.500.

By Daniel Collins

February 9, 2015

When senior Jordan Valdez flipped off the high bar and stuck his landing in the last event of the Illinois men’s gymnastics meet against Iowa on Saturday, he not only recorded a career-high score of 15.600, but he also cemented the highest team score in history as well. The Illini were not immediat...