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Foreign/Preseason trip rundown

Posted on: August 9, 2011 3:23 pm
Edited on: August 16, 2011 11:33 am
By Jeff Goodman

This is the time of year when college basketball teams take trips – whether to Canada or overseas.

Some rave about the bonding between the players and coaches, others speak about the 10 practices prior to the trip – and a few even talk about the cultural experiences gained.

We’ve put together a pretty solid list of the teams who have taken, are in the midst of – and are set to embark on one of these trips.

Feel free to send me an e-mail at if I’ve missed anyone:

BCS-affiliated teams
School Location Dates
LSU Italy May 17-27
Mississippi State Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris Aug. 5-15
Villanova France, Netherlands Aug. 7-16
West Virginia Italy Aug. 8-21
Texas A&M Switzerland, France Aug. 8-17
Iowa State Italy Aug. 9-19
Illinois Italy Aug. 10-20
Louisville Bahamas Aug. 10-14
Baylor Toronto Aug. 11-16
DePaul France Aug. 11-21
California Sweden, Norway, Denmark Aug. 12-22
USC Brazil Aug. 12-21
Georgetown China Aug. 13-24
Duke China, Dubai Aug. 14-26
Virginia Tech Canada Aug. 16-18
Oregon Italy Aug. 22-Sept. 2
Stanford Spain Sept. 3-14
Non-BCS-affiliated teams
Northern Iowa Brazil Aug. 1-9
Murray State Canada Aug. 4-9
North Florida Canada Aug. 4-10
La Salle Canada Aug. 6-9
Hawaii China, Japan Aug. 6-21
Wichita State Brazil Aug. 7-18
Ball State Canada Aug. 8-16
Dayton Amsterdam, Paris Aug. 8-18
Illinois State Canada Aug. 8-13
Presbyterian Italy Aug. 8-16
Liberty France, Belgium Aug. 9-17
UTSA Australia Aug. 9-19
Akron Canada Aug. 10-17
Drake Australia, New Zealand Aug. 10-20
Wright State Italy Aug. 10-20
Central Florida Canada Aug. 10-15
Creighton Bahamas Aug. 11-17
Stony Brook Ireland, England, France Aug. 11-22
UMKC Italy Aug. 11-20
Duquesne Canada Aug. 12-15
Elon Germany, Italy Aug. 12-22
Gardner Webb Bahamas Aug. 12-16
Oakland Canada Aug. 13-15
Belmont Italy Aug. 14-23
American Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary Aug. 15-24
BYU Greece Aug. 15-27
Cal Poly Costa Rica Aug. 15-22
Fairfield Italy Aug. 15-25
Middle Tennessee Canada Aug. 15-19
Bowling Green Canada Aug. 16-20
Lamar Canada Aug. 16-19
UNC-Wilmington Bahamas Aug. 16-20
UT-Arlington Vancouver Aug. 16-23
North Dakota State Canada Aug. 17-21
Albany Canada Aug. 19-25
Saint Louis Canada Aug. 19-29
New Hampshire Canada Aug. 24-28
Niagara Canada Aug. 30-Sept. 3
UC Santa Barbara Canada Sept. 3-12
Santa Clara Vancouver Sept. 5-10
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