Yes, some of Hayes' numbers were up from the season before. But others were down, and based on the eyeball test -- particularly his performance in the post-season -- he's not ready for the NBA.
Not to mention that Wisconsin has all the main players set to return to a squad that justmissed reaching the Sweet 16.
Nigel Hayes with the Badgers could find himself as a star of a team going to another Final Four. Nigel Hayes in the NBA could find himself longing for playing time.
The choice seems clear.