WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Purdue men's basketball departed Tuesday for Italy, where the Boilermakers will play four games during their 10-day overseas trip.
Head Coach Matt Painter, his coaching staff, and the Boilermaker players boarded a charter bus Tuesday in West Lafayette, where the team traveled to Chicago before flying out of Chicago for the team's final destination in Italy.
Purdue men's basketball will visit Rome, Florence, Venice, and Lake Como during its Italian tour.
The Boilermakers are scheduled to play two games in Rome and one each in Venice and Lake Como. The sightseeing itinerary for the trip currently includes the Vatican and the Coliseum in Rome, as well as Academia, Florence, Pisa, Venice, and Lake Como.
The last overseas trip that the Boilermakers men's basketball program took was in 2008 to Australia.
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