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Huskies, Spartans to Open in Germany

Michigan St. coach Tom Izzo (US PRESSWIRE)

Niels Giffey, Enosch Wolf and Leon Tolksdorf all took a leap of faith when they decided to come overseas from Germany to join the Connecticut basketball program. It's likely never imagined the opportunity would include a "home" game at any point in their Husky careers.

But, in a unique way, it appears that will happen this November. UConn and Michigan State, according to ESPN, are finalizing plans to open the college basketball season with a game Friday, Nov. 9, at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Ramstein is the home of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and a North Atlantic Treaty Organization installation. The U.S. Department of Defense, which negotiated the game... Recommended Stories