"Friday he is going to have it re-X-rayed, but it's more to see that nothing's gotten worse," Izzo said. "I haven't had him do anything. This is the first day I've seen him without a boot on. He did shoot a little bit – lay up shots – today.
"Thank God everybody else almost practiced full go today."
Izzo said moving forward with Payne will depend on the amount of pain he has – and Izzo wants it to be all gone in every facet of the game before he brings the senior back.
"The stages will be if there is any pain when you run on it and any pain when you cut on it," he said.