Michigan basketball to face Illinois without star center Hunter Dickinson

Michigan basketball to face Illinois without star center Hunter Dickinson

Michigan basketball to face Illinois without star center Hunter Dickinson CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two weeks of uncertainty, undermanned rosters and postponements came to an end Friday as Michigan basketball arrived at State Farm Center with something closer to a full complement of players to face No. 24 Illinois. But one of the players still missing — star center Hunter Dickinson — leaves a massive hole for an offense that lacks reliable scorers. Dickinson, who leads U-M with 16.1 points per game, traveled to Champaign with the team but never took the court for warmups. He and Brandon Johns Jr. both traveled but are unavailable, according to a U-M spokesman. The other players missing were reserve guard Zeb Jackson, who is on personal leave, and guard Brandon Wade, who is dealing …
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