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Women?s Basketball Prepares for Trip to Italy
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: April 26, 2007
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Tucson, Ariz. ?- The University of Arizona women’s basketball team has finalized its plans for a two-week trip to Italy from May 12-26.  During the trip, the Wildcats will play five exhibition games against selected FIBA teams.


Arizona’s international excursion begins Saturday, May 12 with an 18 hour flight from Phoenix to London, England.  From London, the Wildcats will travel to Milan, Italy and arrive on May 13.


UA will play its first exhibition game on Tuesday, May 15.  Games are also set for May 16, May 18, May 22, with a final game on May 25.


The two-week trip will include visits to Lake Como, Jesolo, Venice, Florence, and Rome.


This will be Arizona’s fourth international trip under head coach Joan Bonvicini. The Wildcats have made previous visits to Italy and France in 1993, Australia in 1997 and to Italy in 2001.

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