Michigan State forward Kenny Goins has a sprained left knee and is expected to miss a couple weeks.
The school announced Goins' timetable Thursday and described the sprain as mild.
The 6-foot-7 Goins scored four points in 15 minutes in Michigan State's loss to No. 1 Duke on Tuesday night. He averaged 3.4 points a game last season.
No. 2 Michigan State hosts Stony Brook on Sunday.