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

Soon immediately after the Michigan football team requires a tour of the condition as section of mentor Jim Harbaugh’s ongoing affection for summer time travel, the basketball application will be crossing the pond for a journey of its own.

Michigan basketball mentor Juwan Howard is using his gamers to Europe in mid-August for 3 exhibition games throughout a few locales in France and Greece. The international tour, which was declared by the plan Friday afternoon, will include things like visits to Paris, Athens and Mykonos (in Greece). Details pertaining to dates and opponents have nonetheless to be declared.

By organizing a excursion abroad, Howard is pursuing in the footsteps of his predecessor, John Beilein, who took U-M abroad several occasions. The Wolverines visited Spain in 2018, Italy in 2014 and Belgium in 2010 for the chance to hold added tactics — a most of 10, for every NCAA principles — and jumpstart group chemistry in advance of the standard year.

FILE – In this April 6, 2013, file picture, Michigan head mentor John Beilein speaks to players in opposition to Syracuse all through the initially 50 percent of the NCAA Last 4 tournament university basketball semifinal video game in Atlanta. Athletic director Dave Brandon informed The Linked Press on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, that Beilein has signed a a few-yr extension that replaces his previous deal and keeps him with the Wolverines by the 2018-19 time. The 60-yr-previous Beilein will make $2.45 million a calendar year in complete payment.

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The addition of a summer months tour indicates Michigan will travel to Europe two times in the span of four months. The Wolverines are also scheduled to face Kentucky in London on Dec. 4 as portion of the Basketball Corridor of Fame London Showcase.

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