Alabama Men’s Basketball Continues Preparation for its Foreign Trip to Spain, France

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama men’s basketball team has reached the midway point of its 10 NCAA-sanctioned team practices before departing for its Foreign Tour trip on Friday, Aug. 5.

Over the weekend, the Crimson Tide opened a practice to fans who were entertained by an intrasquad scrimmage during the two-hour morning session. The team has five practices remaining before departing Tuscaloosa for Atlanta on Friday evening.

Alabama will fly that night into Barcelona, ​​arriving the morning of Saturday, Aug. 6 to begin its three-game, 10-day excursion that will take the team to Barcelona, ​​Spain, and Paris, France.

The Foreign Tour

  • The Crimson Tide will play a total of three games during its time in Europe, competing once in Barcelona and twice in Paris
  • Alabama will be facing some stellar competition overseas in its three contests
  • The Tide’s lone game in Barcelona will come against the Spain Select Team on Aug. 8 (7 pm local time)
  • In Paris, the Tide will play games on consecutive days, squaring off first against the Lithuania Men’s B National Team on Aug. 11 (7:30 local time) followed by the Chinese Men’s National Team on Aug. 12 (7:30 pm local time)

Trip Details

  • The Foreign Tour begins with a flight to Barcelona on Friday, Aug. 5 and arriving the morning of Aug. 6 at approximately 9 am local time
  • The team will spend several days and play once in Spain before flying to Paris on Aug. 9 where UA will remain until traveling back to the United States
  • The team will depart Paris for the US on Aug. 14, arriving in Tuscaloosa that same evening

For The Fans

  • There will be no live television or radio broadcasts of the Tide’s three contests
  • Fans can follow the live in-game action (score updates, photos, videos and interviews) on the official team Twitter account @AlabamaMBB
  • There will be a blog site on that is updated daily which contains photos, videos and more to allow the fans to see what the team is doing each day on the trip
  • For all the latest information on the team, follow AlabamaMBB on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. General athletic news can be found @UA_Athletics on Twitter and Instagram and Alabama Athletics on Facebook.

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