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Badger finds his den

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Friday night that according to a source, Hayes will sign with the Sacramento Kings for the remainder of the 2017-18 season as well as the 2018-19 season.

Earlier this month, Hayes signed a 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors, as well as another contract of that duration with the NBA Eastern Conference’s current No. 1 seed before being released by the organization on March 26.

Via Wisconsin basketball: Nigel Hayes to sign with Sacramento Kings – Bucky’s 5th Quarter.

One more season

“Back in the spring, in the days after the national championship game, (UW Director of Athletics) Barry Alvarez and I discussed the possibility of me retiring. I’ve always been told that is not a decision to make right after a season is completed. Barry thankfully encouraged me to take some time to think about it…

First Rounders

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Kaminsky and Dekker became just the third and fourth UW players under Ryan to be selected in the first round of the NBA draft. As a result, they gave UW two first-round picks in the same season for the first time ever.

Kaminsky was taken No. 9 overall by the Charlotte Hornets, who finished 33-49 last season and failed to make the playoffs….Dekker was taken No. 18 by Houston, which finished 56-26 last season and lost to eventual champion Golden State in the Western Conference finals.

Via Frank Kaminsky No. 9 to Charlotte; Sam Dekker No. 18 to Houston @ JS Badgers Blog.

9.5.15 @ 7 PM

Paul Chryst’s debut as Wisconsin’s head coach can’t get much bigger. UW’s opener against Alabama, set for Sept. 5 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, will start at 7 p.m. and be televised by ABC. Via Badgers’ 2015 football opener set for prime time on ABC @ JS Badgers Blog.