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Banged-up, 3rd-ranked Michigan State Spartans don't expect Adreian Payne to play vs Indiana

  • Michigan State guard Gary Harris (14) goes up over Illinois' Joseph Bertrand (2) during an NCAA college basketball game Champaign, Ill., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Robin Scholz)The Associated Press

  • Michigan State forward Matt Costello dunks during an NCAA college basketball game in Champaign, Ill., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Robin Scholz)The Associated Press

  • Michigan State coach Tom Izzo reacts during his team's NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Champaign, Ill., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Robin Scholz)The Associated Press

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo says Adreian Payne is "doubtful" to play against Indiana.

The Spartans moved up a spot to No. 3 on Monday as they keep winning despite missing perhaps their best player.

Payne isn't expected to be in the lineup Tuesday night at home against the Hoosiers because of his sprained right foot. Izzo says the standout senior is "a question mark" for Saturday's home game against No. 21 Michigan.

Payne has missed three straight games and Michigan State has won 10 in a row since losing its only game against North Carolina. And, Payne isn't the only key player who has been out or limited because of injuries this season.