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Tom Izzo on Gary Harris: He’s ‘questionable-probable’ to play Tuesday

Dec 16, 2013, 1:22 PM EDT

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It’s time for yet another update on the health of the four Michigan State starters that are banged up.

According to Joe Rexrode, Matt Costello could still be weeks away from actually stepping on the court. He’s reportedly. got mono, that’s not an easy thing to get rid of.

There is some good news to pass along, however, as it appears that Gary Harris may be getting closer to playing. The 6-foot-4 sophomore shooting guard has been battling a sprained ankle that he initially injured back in the offseason. He aggravated the injury in the loss to North Carolina and sat out against Oakland, a game that the Spartans barely hung on to win.

But head coach Tom Izzo said that Harris is “questionable-probable” to suit up Tuesday against North Florida.

As far as Keith Appling (wrist) and Adreian Payne (plantar fasciitis) are concerned, they are getting closer to 100%.

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