Hunter Dickinson drops expletive, left speechless when asked about relationship with Illini fans
Hunter Dickinson might have left the B1G with a transfer to Kansas, but the former Michigan big man was back facing a league opponent with a Sunday scrimmage against Illinois.
Despite being a preseason All-American on the No. 1 ranked team, Dickinson and the Jayhawks fell in that scrimmage in Champaign. During the game, Dickinson had one particularly hard foul that was reviewed as a potential Flagrant 1 situation.
This play is under review for a Flagrant 1 pic.twitter.com/f1fjb0LWJl
— FOX College Hoops (@CBBonFOX) October 29, 2023
After the game, Dickinson was asked about his relationship with Illinois fans. The big man is now winless against the Illini dating back to his first season at Michigan.
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He was left speechless by the question and dropped an expletive in his response:
“Uhh, you know I think its — Um, that’s a good question, shit,” said Dickinson. “Um… You know, it’s uh, I think there’s a — I can’t even give you a good answer right now, I’m sorry.”
“You know I think it’s…umm…that’s a good question, shit…uhh…you know I think it’s…I can’t give you a good answer right now, I’m sorry” -Hunter Dickinson pic.twitter.com/ex9O0NtDtK
— Bret Beherns (@WCIA3Bret) October 30, 2023
Over the course of his time in Ann Arbor, Dickinson dialed up a number of interesting comments directed at Illinois. That includes Illinois clamoring over the B1G title going to Michigan for the 2020-21 season and Dickinson’s claim that Illini fans are “annoying” from a few years ago.
We’ll see if Dickinson and the Illini face off again later this season, but for now, Illinois gets the last laugh once again.