Wisconsin basketball just picked up a big boost for the 2016-17 season with the announcement that forward Nigel Hayes is returning to school for his senior season.
Multiple outlets have confirmed the Hayes news, Jim Polzin of the Wisconsin State Journal breaking the story.
News from #Badgers forward Nigel Hayes: “I’m coming back.”
— Jim Polzin (@JimPolzinWSJ) May 24, 2016
Hayes averaged 15.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists for the Badgers last season. He’ll help form the core of next year’s team, along with fellow forward Vitto Brown and guards Bronson Koenig and Zak Showalter.