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GFYCatThe ending of this afternoon’s Illinois-Michigan State game featured a very controversial technical foul against the Illini with 33 seconds remaining. After the release of a free throw by Michigan State’s Travis Trice, Illinois’ Jaylon Tate was called for the foul while going to attempt to box out the shooter.Illinois had a 55-53 lead at the time, and wound up hanging on for the win, but the three free throws and possession given to Michigan State had Illini fans very nervous. After the game, ESPN analyst Dan Dakich, who was on the call, shared his opinion of the call on Twitter, and got into a pretty nasty argument with Champaign, IL mayor Don Gerard.Hitting a defenseless ft shooter below the belt w ur arm hand or rear end has ALWAYS BEEN and will ALWAYS BE a foul..— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) February 7, 2015Simple call..Shooter has to be protected..can’t hit him below the belt finishing shot..ez call n tough spot..some of u should not b muting— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) February 7, 2015.@DonGerard I’m wrong – the refs are wrong yet ur right.. Politicians..always full of stuff..u may b a mayor I’m glad ur not my mayor— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) February 7, 2015.@DonGerard keep turning down jobs..mine is too good..un mute would help you..cuz u don’t know much apparently..keep posturing skippy— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) February 7, 2015@DonGerard again a mayor knowing nothing..or lying ..Stumpy?? 6′ 5″ and long!! HAHA..— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) February 7, 2015@DonGerard ur seriously the mayor? U retweet fake accounts pick battles over things u know nothing about..whatever it takes I suppose— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) February 7, 2015Lying again Mr Mayor? Said u mute..ur so easy/simple “@DonGerard: @dandakich .seriously, you tweet like a 13-year-old #commentarysimilartoo”— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) February 7, 2015Eventually, Dakich posted the statement from the referees and decided that he was done with the back-and-forth.Here ya go pic.twitter.com/eltiEyA6Oi— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) February 7, 2015Another day another ridiculous mayor w egg on his face!! It’s what I do!! Enjoy ur evening I’ve got @CuseSB to watch— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) February 7, 2015Dakich is no stranger to getting into arguments on the internet, but we don’t usually see him go after local politicians.