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Canisius hires Reggie Witherspoon as basketball coach

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Reggie Witherspoon is returning home to Buffalo to coach the Canisius College basketball team.

He signed a five-year contract and replaces Jim Baron, who retired May 20. A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday.

"Reggie brings with him a proven track record of building strong basketball teams and developing young men," athletic director Bill Maher said Saturday.

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Nigel Hayes to return to Wisconsin for senior season

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has decided to withdraw from the NBA Draft and will return for his senior season with the Badgers.

Hayes is a first-team All-Big Ten player and member of two Final Four teams.

A preseason consensus All-Big Ten selection, Hayes started all 35 games last season and finished the regular season tied for fifth in the conference at 16.5 points, as well as 5.8 rebounds and a team-high 3.1 assists.