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Illinois Basketball finalizes schedule for European exhibition trip

The Illini will play four games in Europe, including a contest against the Netherlands National Team.

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The schedule for Illinois basketball's upcoming overseas exhibition trip to Europe has been finalized. On August 9th, the team will depart from Chicago and play in a total of four games throughout the following ten days; the headliner will be against the Netherlands National Team on Wednesday, August 12th.

As of now, it doesn't appear that there will be any streaming options to view the games online, but the athletic department has stated that they'll be providing updates, stats, and highlights.

Here is the team's complete itinerary:

Sunday, August 9th

Depart from Chicago

Monday, August 10th

Arrive in Brussels

Travel to Ghent (check-in to hotel)

Tour Ghent

Tuesday, August 11th

Travel to Bruges

Tour Bruges

Return to Ghent

Travel to Waregem

Game #1 vs. Waregem (1 p.m. CT)

Return to Ghent

Wednesday, August 12th

Travel to Rotterdam

Tour Rotterdam

Game #2 vs. Netherlands National Team (Noon CT)

Return to Ghent

Thursday, August 13th

Travel to Deauville (check-in to hotel)

Friday, August 14th

Travel to Normandy Beach

Tour Normandy Beach

Return to Deauville

Saturday, August 15th

Travel to Paris (check-in to hotel)

Travel to Bretigny-sur-Orge

Game #3 vs. Bretigny Select (1 p.m. CT)

Return to Paris

Sunday, August 16th

Game #4 vs. AMW Select (10 a.m. CT)

Monday, August 17th

Tour Paris

Tuesday, August 18th

Tour Paris

Wednesday, August 19th

Depart from Paris

Arrive in Chicago


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