Michigan State seeks to end skid against Michigan

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State's Draymond Green says only death could keep him off the court against Michigan.

The senior forward insists he'll play in Sunday's game, six days after spraining his left knee.

Green missed a floating 10-footer with about a second left in last month's setback in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines have won three straight games in the rivalry for the first time since they won five in a row from 1996 to 1998.

After the last game, Green guaranteed the Spartans would win the rematch at the Breslin Center.

No. 9 Michigan State and No. 23 Michigan want to avoid a fourth Big Ten loss to stay with the conference leaders.

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