Spring honored again

Spring honored again

Illinois'' Justin Spring was named NCAA Men''s Gymnast of the Week by Inside Gymnastics Magazine for the second time in three weeks.

Spring led the Illini to a school-record and NCAA-best team score of 221.575 in a win against Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. The score boosted the Illini to a No. 1 national ranking in this week''s GymInfo rankings.

The two-time All-American broke his school records in winning the parallel bars (9.6) and high bar (9.8) titles and also tied for first on vault (9.45). His score of 9.2 on rings was also a career high and was good for fifth place.


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