MSU departs for Europe, will start playing Sunday

By NEMS Daily Journal

Mississippi State’s European excursion begins today.
The men’s basketball team will depart for its first destination, Amsterdam, where it will play the first of five exhibition games on Sunday.
The Bulldogs play two games in Amsterdam, two in Belgium, and then wrap up the tour Aug. 13 in Paris.
Not accompanying the team is junior forward Renardo Sidney, who’s in Houston to continue his training with former NBA star John Lucas.
The Bulldogs departed without meeting with reporters.