Forward will be game-time decision

Updated: December 30, 2003, 1:00 AM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Wisconsin Badgers: The Badgers said they will make a game-time decision on sophomore forward Alando Tucker's availability Tuesday at Alabama.

Tucker gave the Wisconsin staff a scare when he left Gund Arena Saturday night with a walking boot on after scoring 22 points in a win over Ohio. X-rays were negative Monday in Alabama.

The fear was that Tucker, who is averaging 14 points per game, had broken his foot again after he tweaked his foot in the final few minutes Saturday.

Tucker missed the first five games with the foot injury.

North Carolina Tar Heels: The Tar Heels don't expect to have junior forward Jawad Williams (concussion) for Tuesday's game against Coastal Carolina, and sophomore forward Sean May (sprained ankle) is questionable.

Both injuries occurred during Sunday's win over UNC Wilmington. May didn't score and played only 12 minutes. The fear with May was that he had re-injured his broken foot from a year ago.

But officials in Chapel Hill said he'll be fine. May, who averages 16.1 points, could be a day-to-day decision for Saturday's game at Kentucky. Williams, who averages 18.1 points, is expected to play against the Wildcats.

Pittsburgh Panthers: Point guard Carl Krauser, who averages 15.6 points, is questionable for Tuesday's game against Georgia because of a groin injury.

Panthers coach Jamie Dixon was cautiously optimistic that Krauser would be OK to play. Krauser missed Saturday's win over New Hampshire.

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Senior Writer, ESPN.com