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Hayes pays up to Badgers fans

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MADISON (WKOW) -

Nigel Hayes put his money where his mouth is by putting donuts in some Wisconsin students' mouths. The Badgers forward had issued a Twitter challenge to the student body to sell out their allotment of tickets in less than five minutes. They accomplished that feat in three minutes. So, Hayes was on the hook to provide a donut to each of the 2,100 student ticket holders.

"I was excited to see that either: 1. They really wanted donuts or 2. They think this is really going to be a pretty special season for us. We kind of feel the same."

So, Hayes paid up on Friday afternoon by handing out 2,100 donuts in front of the Kohl Center.

"Being a man of principle, like my mother raised me, I did my due diligence. Went around to some bakeries, some people, some companies to try to figure out how I was going to pay for 2,100 donuts. That's a lot of donuts."

Fortunately for the senior, a vendor stepped up to donate some donuts. Hayes also enlisted some of his teammates to help hand out the free food.

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