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Michigan Basketball Team Headed To Europe In August

The Michigan basketball team is going to take a nine-day trip to Europe in late August. While the trip will allow for many sight-seeing opportunities and be a vacation in that sense, part of the point of the journey is to play basketball. Here is U-M's itinerary:

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  • Leave for Amsterdam on Aug. 20
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  • Arrive the following morning and then head to the northern part of Brussels, Belgium, where Michigan will play its first exhibition game on Aug. 22
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  • Go to southern Brussels on Aug. 23 for exhibition game No. 2
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  • Take a day trip to Paris on Aug. 24
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  • Return to Belgium on Aug. 25 for the third exhibition game of the trip
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  • Finish the exhibition schedule on Aug. 26 with the fourth and final game
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  • Travel to Amsterdam again before returning to Michigan on Aug. 28
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13 players will make this trip, including all of the incoming freshmen.