The transfer portal's biggest bounty fell off the table Thursday when former Michigan big man Hunter Dickinson announced his commitment to Kansas.

He selected the Jayhawks from a final list that also included Villanova, Maryland, Kentucky, and Georgetown, and his decision alone could have changed the 2023-24 season for any of those five shows.

The 7-yard All-Star was one of the most dominant centers in the nation during his three seasons in Michigan, helping propel the Wolverines to a first Seed

and Elite Eight appearance of 2021 and a Sweet 16 contest of the year to lead in 2022.

Dickinson fit into the Kansas lineup?

He has an average of 17.2 points 8 .4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks during his time with the Wolverines, earning him first-team All-Big Ten honors in 2021 and 2023.

What impact will  Lawrence - and the sport as a whole - have next season? Our men's college basketball experts explain.

After losing Jalen Wilson and Gradey Dick in the NBA, Bill Self hit the restart button for next season, adding Texas transfer Arterio Morris,  a once-coveted rookie,

and Towson transfer winner Nicolas Timberlake,  who is nearly 42 % of his 3-point mark. attempt last season.

Now he has Dickinson, a big man who made 42% of his triples last season. Dickinson's presence will allow Self to have a dominant tall man

The winner of the series meets either the Atlanta Hawks or the Boston Celtics in the second round.

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