KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee women’s basketball team will get an early start on preparations for the 2019-20 season this summer, as it heads overseas for a three-game tour in Western Europe.
The 10-day trip, arranged by Basketball Travelers, includes stops in The Netherlands, Belgium and France and will take place August 6-15, 2019.
Fans wishing to make the trek with the Lady Vols may reserve a package through Basketball Travelers. The deadline to register is March 15.
The package (airfare not included) consists of charter bus transportation, stays in four-star hotels, tickets to all games, sight-seeing tours as tentatively listed on the itinerary (PDF) and breakfast at the hotel each morning. The trip will feature a Basketball Travelers representative and local tour guide with the group. Payment in full is due at time of purchase, but more than one payment form can be used.
To see a flyer about the trip, to view cost per person for ground transportation only and to learn how to contact Basketball Travelers for additional information, such as assistance in booking a flight through an in-house travel agent, click here (PDF).
This will mark Tennessee’s ninth international excursion, including 2013-14 and 2018-19 regular-season tournaments in the Bahamas (Junkanoo Jam) and a 2017-18 tourney in Mexico (Cancun Challenge). The Lady Vols had previous summer trips to Brazil in 1987, Belgium/France/Switzerland in 1999, Italy/Greece in 2003 and Italy in 2015. They also went to Great Britain in January of 1992.
UT is 21-7 all-time on foreign soil, including NCAA countable wins over SMU and Virginia at the 2013 Junkanoo Jam, Marquette, Oklahoma State and South Dakota at the 2017 Cancun Challenge, and Clemson and UAB at the 2018 Junkanoo Jam.