UVA, Richmond, VCU hoops still going to Europe

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The University of Virginia, Richmond, and VCU men’s basketball programs have informed 8News they’re plans to travel abroad to Europe in August all remain unchanged for now.

The news comes a day after 84 people were killed in Nice, France when a truck drove through a crowd before assailants on the truck fired weapons into the streets.

Representatives from all three universities say they will continue to monitor the situation very, very closely.

The Richmond Spiders men’s basketball team will head to France, Holland and Germany August 8th – 20th; VCU goes to Spain August 12th – 22nd, UVA also will be going to Spain August 8th – 18th.

All three teams will play exhibitions against teams overseas, sight see and experience European culture abroad.

For more on this story as it develops, stay with 8News.

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