Sean Merriman, web editor, March 25, 2015

It's becoming common knowledge throughout the college basketball world that Wisconsin sophomore Nigel Hayes is one of the Big Ten?s top personalities.

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Just last week, he decided to have some fun with the NCAA Tournament stenographer by using a few words like ?onomatopoeia? before answering a question in a press conference.

Hayes was at it again Wednesday, the day before Wisconsin's Sweet 16 matchup vs. North Carolina, and @BadgerMBB captured the moment.

That's Hayes making a funny face after learning he was using NBA star Kobe Bryant's locker in the Staples Center.

Well, shortly after the tweet was sent out, Bryant responded and wished the Badgers good luck in the Sweet 16.

Enjoy, Badger fans!

And there's also this from Wednesday's press conference: