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Iowa men’s basketball team is preparing for its foreign trip to Central Europe in August. The Hawkeyes will visit Germany, Switzerland, and Italy, playing four exhibition games.

The NCAA allows basketball programs to travel overseas every four years. In preparation for the trip, the Hawkeyes are granted 10 team practices.

Iowa will have media availability prior to one of those team practices on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Head coach Fran McCaffery will hold a news conference in the Press Room on the ground floor of the arena from 2:40-3 p.m. to discuss the trip. Selected player interviews will take place in the practice gym on the second floor between 3-3:30 p.m. Media will be welcome to watch the first portion of practice, which will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Below is Iowa’s foreign trip game schedule:

Tuesday, Aug. 8

Iowa vs. German All-Stars

Thursday, Aug. 10

Iowa vs. Swiss All-Stars

Saturday, Aug. 12

Iowa vs. Milan All-Stars

Monday, Aug. 14

Iowa vs. Vicenza All-Stars

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