Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes has hilarious press conference moment (Video)

Wisconsin sophomore forward Nigel Hayes certainly has an affinity for stenographers.

Before the Badgers’ round-of-32 game against Oregon, Hayes tested the stenographer in Omaha with a series of challenging words before answering a reporter’s question.

The moderator allowed him to do the same on Wednesday in Los Angeles, but Hayes was impressed with more than just her transcription abilities this time around.


Those microphones pick up everything. Hayes' reaction, along with teammates Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky, made the moment even funnier, too.

(Sam Dekker, Frank Kaminsky, Nigel Hayes)
(Sam Dekker, Frank Kaminsky, Nigel Hayes)

Oh, and for those who were wondering what word Hayes tested the stenographer with, the Wisconsin official Twitter account has you covered.

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Here, apparently, is the stenographer of Hayes' affection:

As for the word “syzygy”, that was a new one for me, too.

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