Washington’s Big Three came through in a big way for the Huskies, but they lost for the second straight game.
After an 83-76 defeat to Monaco, UW is 2-2 on its seven-game exhibition road trip to Europe and Africa. Here’s a condensed rundown of the action on the Washington men’s basketball twitter feed.
C.J. Wilcox finished with 18 points and 13 rebounds. Scott Suggs tallied 18 points and Abdul Gaddy had 17 points and four steals.
The Huskies trailed 44-38 at halftime against Monaco, which is considered a third-tier professional team in Europe.
On Sunday Washington flies to Paris for games Monday and Tuesday against Paris-Levallois and Rueil AC, respectively.
Paris-Levallois is a top-tier professional team in France that has four players who played in the NCAA, including former North Carolina stars Sean May and Jawad Williams.
Rueil AC is a third-tier professional team in France.
Here’s a look at UW’s travel plans over the next eight days.
Sun., Sept. 2
1:30 p.m. – Depart Nice Airport for Paris.
3:05 p.m. – Arrive into Paris Charles de Gaulle Aerogare.
TBD – City Tour.
TBD – Seine River Boat Tour.
Mon., Sept. 3
5:45 p.m. – Depart by bus to game.
7:00 p.m. – Game vs. Paris-Levallois (Location: Paris-Levallois, Rue Danton, Levllois-Perret).
Sites: On own to sightsee: Eiffel Tower, Sacre-Coeur, Norte Dame and Aquaboulevard
Tues., Sept. 4
6:30 p.m. – Depart by bus to game.
8:00 p.m. – Game vs. Rueil AC (Location: Stadium, 1 rue Genevieve Couturier, Rueil).
Sites: On own to sightsee: Louvre, Palace of Versaille, Musee D’Orsay, Galeries Lafayette
Wed., Sept. 5
4:20 p.m. – Depart Paris for Dakar, Senegal.
8:00 p.m. – Arrive in Dakar, Senegal.
Thurs., Sept. 6
9:00 a.m. – Bus to Game Park.
10:00 a.m. – Visit the Reserve de Bandia Animal Reserve for a safari park tour.
1:00 p.m. – Bust back to hotel.
TBA – Basketball clinic.
Fri., Sept. 7
4:30 p.m. – Depart for game by bus.
6:00 p.m. – Game vs. Dakar University Club (Location: Marius N’Diaye Stadium).
Sites: On own to sightsee.
Sat., Sept. 8
8:00 a.m. – Bus to Goree.
10:30 a.m. – Tour Goree Island, a 15th century slave-trade island.
7:25 p.m. – Arrive at Dakar Airport 10:25 p.m. – Depart Dakar for Paris.
Sun. Sept. 9
5:55 a.m. – Arrive in Paris.
10:40 a.m. – Depart Paris for Seattle.
12:50 p.m. – Arrive home in Seattle.