The Wisconsin men’s basketball program has a unique opportunity to prepare for the upcoming 2022-23 college basketball season. UW will embark on a 10-day, four-game road trip while visiting France from August 7-17.
College basketball programs are allowed to travel internationally once every four seasons. UW’s last international trip came back in 2017 when the team played in Australia and New Zealand.
The trip couldn’t have come at a better time for Wisconsin, who lost 58% of their scoring from last season and experienced some roster turnover in the offseason.
Gone are Johnny Davis (NBA), Brad Davison (Graduation), and their top three reserves from last season – so rotation spots are up for grabs across the board.
Thankfully, UW returns a strong nucleus of Chucky Hepburn, Tyler Wahl, and Steven Crowl to build the team around. Because of the trip, Coach Gard can hold 10…