WEB EXTRA: Highlights from final Illini practice before Italy trip


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — The Illinois men’s basketball team leaves for Italy on Sunday. They held an open scrimmage on Saturday before leaving.

The Illini will play four games over a ten day span while in Italy. Here’s their full itinerary:

Sunday, Aug. 4
Depart from Chicago

Monday, Aug. 5
Arrive in Milan
Tour Milan

Tuesday, Aug. 6
Tour of Piazza Santa Maria Delle Grazie
Game #1 vs. CUS Insubria (Noon CT)

Wednesday, Aug. 7
Tour of Lake Como
Game #2 vs. Gazzada All-Stars (1 p.m. CT)

Thursday, Aug. 8
Travel to Florence
Tour Florence

Friday, Aug. 9
Tour Florence
Game #3 vs. Livorno All-Stars (1 p.m. CT)

Saturday, Aug. 10
Travel to Rome
Game #4 vs. The Netherlands National B Team (Noon CT)

Sunday, Aug. 11
Tour of The Colosseum

Monday, Aug. 12
Tour Rome

Tuesday, Aug. 13
Tour of Vatican City

Wednesday, Aug. 14
Return to Chicago

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