Tucker will play

Forward missed two practices

Alando Tucker, a starting forward on the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team, did not take part in the portions of practice available to the media Sunday or Monday, but will play in Badgers' game Tuesday night against UC-Santa Barbara, UW officials said. The nature of his ailment was not disclosed.

Sophomore forward Jason Chappell practiced for the first time in more than a week Monday and should be available Tuesday after recuperating from a right ankle injury.

The Badgers' projected starting five remains the same, with seniors forward Mike Wilkinson, guard Clayton Hanson, center Andreas Helmigk and sophomore guard Kammron Taylor joining Tucker in the lineup.

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