Michigan basketball will travel to Europe in August for a series of exhibition games

Soon following the Michigan football staff can take a tour of the condition as component of mentor Jim Harbaugh’s ongoing passion for summer months journey, the basketball program will be crossing the pond for a vacation of its have.

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard is getting his gamers to Europe in mid-August for a few exhibition online games throughout 3 locales in France and Greece. The international tour, which was announced by the software Friday afternoon, will include visits to Paris, Athens and Mykonos (in Greece). Details with regards to dates and opponents have but to be announced.

By organizing a vacation overseas, Howard is adhering to in the footsteps of his predecessor, John Beilein, who took U-M abroad a number of occasions. The Wolverines frequented Spain in 2018, Italy in 2014 and Belgium in 2010 for the possibility to maintain further techniques — a greatest of 10, for each NCAA principles — and jumpstart team chemistry ahead of the typical time.

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The addition of a summertime tour signifies Michigan will travel to Europe 2 times in the span of 4 months. The Wolverines are also scheduled to deal with Kentucky in London on Dec. 4 as component of the Basketball Corridor of Fame London Showcase.

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