December 9, 2022

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

Shortly right after the Michigan football staff can take a tour of the condition as section of coach Jim Harbaugh’s ongoing passion for summer journey, the basketball method will be crossing the pond for a journey of its own.

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard is using his players to Europe in mid-August for a few exhibition game titles throughout three locales in France and Greece. The international tour, which was introduced by the system Friday afternoon, will contain visits to Paris, Athens and Mykonos (in Greece). Information relating to dates and opponents have nevertheless to be introduced.

By arranging a trip overseas, Howard is next in the footsteps of his predecessor, John Beilein, who took U-M overseas a number of situations. The Wolverines frequented Spain in 2018, Italy in 2014 and Belgium in 2010 for the chance to keep excess practices — a maximum of 10, for every NCAA regulations — and jumpstart team chemistry forward of the common time.

FILE - In this April 6, 2013, file photo, Michigan head coach John Beilein speaks to players against Syracuse during the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game in Atlanta. Athletic director Dave Brandon told The Associated Press on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, that Beilein has signed a three-year extension that replaces his previous contract and keeps him with the Wolverines through the 2018-19 season. The 60-year-old Beilein will make $2.45 million a year in total compensation.

FILE – In this April 6, 2013, file image, Michigan head mentor John Beilein speaks to gamers versus Syracuse all through the initially half of the NCAA Last 4 event college or university basketball semifinal game in Atlanta. Athletic director Dave Brandon explained to The Related Push on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, that Beilein has signed a three-year extension that replaces his former contract and retains him with the Wolverines by the 2018-19 year. The 60-year-aged Beilein will make $2.45 million a 12 months in total payment.

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The addition of a summer tour signifies Michigan will journey to Europe two times in the span of 4 months. The Wolverines are also scheduled to facial area Kentucky in London on Dec. 4 as aspect of the Basketball Hall of Fame London Showcase.

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Push: Michigan basketball will vacation to France and Greece in August