Nigel Hayes (born December 16, 1994) is an American basketball player for the Westchester Knicks of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the Wisconsin Badgers. Hayes attended Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio.
High school career
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|Toledo, OH||Whitmer||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)||215 lb (98 kg)||Nov 11, 2012|
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In his freshman season, Hayes played significant minutes, earning Big Ten 6th man of the year and was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman team.
Hayes was the third leading scorer on the Badgers national runner up squad and named third team All-Big Ten as a sophomore
In his junior season, Hayes was named to the first team All-Big Ten after leading the Badgers in scoring (15.7 points per game), assists (3.0) and free-throw attempts (258) and finished second in rebounds (5.8 per game).
Coming into his senior season, Hayes was named Preseason Big Ten Player of the Year.
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After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft, he joined the New York Knicks for the 2017 NBA Summer League. On August 19, he signed a partially guaranteed deal with the Knicks. On October 14, 2017, he was waived by the Knicks.