Posted: Wednesday September 19, 2012 2:01 PM

Huskies, Spartans to play in Germany on Nov. 9

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BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut and Michigan State will meet in the first regular-season major college basketball game in Europe on Nov. 9 at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

ESPN announced the creation of the Armed Forces Classic on Wednesday. The game will be played in a transport hangar on the base.

The Armed Forces Classic will feature additional games to be announced at a later date.

Players and coaches from UConn and Michigan State will also visit with the troops and conduct basketball clinics for children at the base.

Three players on UConn's roster are German citizens: freshman Leon Tolksdorf, and juniors Niels Giffey and Enosch Wolf.

 
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