Jan 21, 2014; East Lansing, MI, USA; /ss45/ and Michigan State Spartans guard/forward Branden Dawson (22) and Michigan State Spartans forward Matt Costello (10) and Indiana Hoosiers forward Jeremy Hollowell (33) fight for loose ball during the 2nd half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. MSU won 71-66. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

Tom Izzo Says Chances of Adreian Payne Playing Saturday Are Slim

So if you thought that Branden Dawson hand injury and subsequent surgery would be enough to force Tom Izzo into playing Adreian Payne Against Michigan….think again.


Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press tweeted also tweeted yesterday that Andy Kaminski plans to start in place of the injured Dawson.

See Related Post: Branden Dawson Out For Michigan Game After Breaking Hand

Michigan’s front court is not their strong suit but without Adreian Payne or Branden Dawson in the line-up it may be difficult for State to control the glass. Michigan Forward Jordan Morgan stepped up in big blue’s win over Iowa on Wednesday. The Wolverines will need a similar performance from Jordan to take advantage of the Spartans ailing front court.

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