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Purdue Women’s Basketball Heading to Europe for International Tour in August



The Purdue women’s basketball team will be heading overseas this August for an international tour. The program announced the plans on Thursday.

According to the release, the Boilermakers will travel to Spain and Portugal, making stops in Barcelona, Porto and Lisbon from Aug. 5-15. Purdue coach Katie Geralds played professional basketball in both countries.

“The Boilermakers will depart for Europe on Aug. 5 on a flight from Chicago to Barcelona,” the statement said. “Purdue will visit Barcelona (Aug. 6-10), Porto (Aug. 10-12) and Lisbon (Aug. 12-15).

“The Boilermakers will play three games with opponents and dates to be announced later.”

Purdue finished the 2023-24 college basketball season with a 15-19 record. The Boilermakers participated in the WNIT, reaching the Great 8 before falling to Vermont.

Geralds, a Purdue alum, completed her third season as the coach of the Boilermakers. In her first two seasons, she led the team to winning records, finishing 17-15 in 2021-22 and going 19-11 in 2022-23. Purdue has played in the postseason in each of Geralds’ three seasons — twice in the WNIT and once in the NCAA Tournament.

In three seasons with the Boilermakers, Geralds owns a 51-45 record.

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