Armed Forces Classic college hoops from Germany on ESPN

Armed Forces Classic college basketball game between Connecticut and Michigan State from Ramstein Air Base in Germany airs Nov. 9 on ESPN.

Armed Forces Classic

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ESPN celebrates Veterans’ Week Nov. 7-11 with Salute to Our Veterans, highlighted by a new series of college basketball games played on military bases overseas. The first Sears Armed Forces Classic on Friday, Nov. 9, features the Connecticut Huskies vs. the Michigan State Spartans playing inside a hangar at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. It’s the first regular-season college basketball game played in Europe, and, incidentally, UConn has three German players (Leon Tolksdorf, Niels Giffey and Enosch Wolf) on its roster. ESPN has coverage of the game at 5:30pm ET.

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