Sources: Adreian Payne out again

Updated: January 24, 2014, 2:43 PM ET
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN.com

Michigan State is expected to be without senior forward Adreian Payne on Saturday against Michigan, leaving the Spartans down two starters against their in-state rivals.

Sources told ESPN.com that the 6-foot-9 Payne, who has missed the past four games because of a foot injury, will sit out against the Wolverines. Payne is second on the team in scoring (16.2 points per game) and rebounding (7.7).

Spartans coach Tom Izzo told reporters after practice Thursday that Payne's chances ...

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