He's trying to find the right combination of players that can fill the holes left by the injured Keith Pickens and Marcus Marshall.
Thursday night the Bears faced Indiana State on the road in Terre Haute.
It didn't help matters that the Sycamores are tied with Wichita State for first place in the Valley.
The Sycamores quickly built a ten point lead and went onto win 70-55.
"We've got to go through some adjustments when you take a main cog out of your team," said MSU coach Paul Lusk. "We've got to get better and improve in some areas. We need some practice time. We're not as good right now and we have to get better. I don't like it but it's reality. We have to practice and we have to get things figured out."
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