Wisconsin men’s basketball standout Nigel Hayes has decided to return to the Badgers for his senior season.
Hayes withdrew his name from the 2016 NBA draft entry pool after declaring for the draft last month but not signing with an agent.
Hayes told the Wisconsin State Journal that returning to UW was the best decision for his future.
Hayes was expected to be a second round pick after making just 37% of his shots last season and having an average performance at the recent draft combine in Chicago.
Hayes said it was valuable to go through the pre-draft process, but he’d rather get a degree from the UW and help his Badger teammates go for a national championship. [Read more…]