Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.
2016 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/13L 69-67
- 11/15W 92-65
- 11/17W 78-64
- 11/20L 71-61
- 11/22W 74-73
- 11/25W 85-67
- 11/297L 65-48
- 12/214W 66-58
- 12/5W 76-60
- 12/9L 68-67
- 12/12L 57-55
- 12/15W 64-49
- 12/23W 84-79
- 12/2914L 61-55
- 1/2W 79-57
- 1/5L 59-58
- 1/93L 63-60
- 1/12L 70-65
- 1/174W 77-76
- 1/21W 66-60
- 1/2619W 82-79
- 1/31W 63-55
- 2/4W 79-68
- 2/10W 72-61
- 2/132W 70-57
- 2/188L 69-57
- 2/21W 69-60
- 2/248W 67-59
- 2/28W 68-57
- 3/2W 62-49
- 3/615L 91-80
- 3/10L 70-58
- 3/1810W 47-43
- 3/202W 66-63
- 3/256L 61-56
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Chris and Bill debate not just whether or not Nigel Hayes will return to UW for his senior season, but if doing so would be in his best interest.
After a tumultuous season that saw a surprise coaching change and inconsistent play, the 2016-17 Badgers will have everything going for them.
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes wants the Celtics or another NBA team to take a chance on him, but that's probably not the smartest move for either party.
Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes worked out for the Celtics today. He has three more workouts (Phoenix, Utah, NY) and then he will wait to hear "and if it's not (what he wants) then I will go back to college and be the best player in college basketball."
Back to school for Hayes?
Nigel Hayes Jr. struggled down the stretch for the Badgers, and now he's a guy who could go undrafted -- if he decides to stay in the draft. Jeff Goodman calls this one a "no-brainer." Will they stay or will they go (Insider)
Chad Ford provides the latest intel on which players are entering the 2016 NBA draft and which are staying put.
Report: Hayes still undecided for draft
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has yet to decide whether he'll enter the NBA draft or return for his senior season with the Badgers. "I'm still at the combine, so right now I really don't have a percentage," Hayes said when asked how likely he is to return to Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
After day one of the NBA Combine and chatting with ESPN's Andy Katz, Nigel Hayes is still undecided on returning to UW for his senior season. What should he do?
Adam Reisinger ESPN.com
"I'm Nigel Hayes, ready to answer your questions." Frank Kaminsky had some fun with the media at the draft combine.
Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer
As we get ready for the NBA Draft combine today here in Chicago at 3 ET on ESPN2, one player -- among many -- who must play well to stay in the draft is Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes, according to a number of team decision makers.
Former Badgers athletic director Pat Richter thinks Nigel Hayes will get feedback at the NBA combine, return to UW and contribute this season. Plus, NBA/NHL playoff action.
Villanova's scoring barrages in the NCAA tournament were nearly off the charts and rival the best outings of the past decade, including blowouts by Ohio State, Syracuse and, yes, even DePaul.
Can Josh Pastner keep top talent in Georgia? Will Tubby Smith change his recruiting philosophy at Memphis? New coaches face some difficult questions.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Which teams have enjoyed the most NCAA tournament success since 2000? Kansas' recent run to the Elite Eight vaulted the Jayhawks up the list.
WIll Hayes head back to Wisconsin?
The Badgers certainly hope so. Nigel Hayes wasn't a rock for Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament, but there's no question he'd be huge for a team that could bring back all of its players from last year's Sweet 16 squad. Draft decisions that could change CBB (Insider)
Some potential NBA draft picks have not hired agents, and their decisions to go pro or return to school will seriously change the outlook for these college basketball teams.
Assessing Nigel Hayes, his decision to declare for the draft and his odds of coming back to the Badgers.
Forward Nigel Hayes was Wisconsin's leading scorer last season, averaging 15.7 points per game.
Vitto Brown, who averaged 9.7 points for Wisconsin and sang the national anthem during the 2014-15 Final Four, has a big career decision looming.
It started as a dance challenge issued by Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens, but the "#runningmanchallenge" has spread across the college hoops world.
Debating Barry Alvarez's importance in the grand scheme of Wisconsin sports as well as the greatest Packers receiver ever.
Wisconsin basketball has dominated the sports landscape in the state the past two years. That continued on Tuesday night.