Alabama men's basketball announces summer trip to Europe
Alabama men’s basketball will take a trip to Europe this summer and play 3 games over a 10-day stretch from Aug. 5-14.
The Crimson Tide will play 2 games and spend 4 days in Barcelona before traveling to Paris for another 4 days and 1 contest.
Per NCAA rules regarding a foreign tour, Alabama will hold 10 days of practices prior to departing Tuscaloosa. The Tide’s trip will begin on Aug. 5 when it departs Tuscaloosa for Atlanta. The Tide will arrive in Barcelona on Saturday, Aug. 6.
The two games in Barcelona will be played Aug. 8 and Aug. 9, with the team departing for Paris on Aug. 10. The lone contest in France will take place Aug. 12. The team will return to Tuscaloosa on Aug. 14.
“We are excited to have the opportunity to have our program go on a foreign trip as a team to Barcelona and Paris,” head coach Nate Oats said. “It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for our guys. It will give us all an opportunity to come together as a team before the season begins through the extra practices we’ll have, the educational and cultural experiences that we’ll encounter and the high-level competition that we plan on facing. It will be an experience that will remain with us all.”