Men's basketball blogs from August 2012 trip to Croatia, Final update!

From August 14th through the 25th, the Brandeis men's basketball team is taking their second international tour under head coach Brian Meehan. In the season following their initial tour in 2007, which took them through Italy, the Judges reached the NCAA tournament Elite Eight for the first time in nearly three decades. This time around, the team's exploits will be chronicled by Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa '90; forward Alex Schmidt '14, who is a native of Dubin, Ireland; and alumnus John Saucier '08. Photos are courtesy Joan Welch. Bookmark this page for all the updates. If you are on twitter, you can also follow Sheryl or search the hashtag #HoopsCroatia12.

August 27: Wrapping up the trip

August 23: Around Zagreb, and the trip winds down

August 22: Zadar to Zagreb and Plitvicka National Park

August 22 photo album: Plitvicka National Park

August 22: John Saucier: Game 3 recap: KK Sabok 74, Brandeis 64

August 22 photo album: Game 3: KK Sabok 74, Brandeis 64

August 20: Deep blue waters of Kornati National Park

August 20 photo album: Kornati National Park

August 19: John Saucier: Game 2 recap, Brandeis 59, KK Sonik Puntamika 56

August 19 photo album: Game 2: Brandeis 59, KK Sonik Puntamika 56

August 19 photo album: A visit to Zadar

August 17 & 18: The beauty of Hvar and Zadar

August 17 photo album: The trip to Hvar

August 16: John Saucier: Game 1 Recap, Brandeis 73, KK Kastela 70

August 16 photo album: Game 1: Brandeis 73, KK Kastela 70

Alex Schmidt: On a Mission

August 16: Touring the ancient cities of Trogir and Split

August 16 photo album: Trogir and Split

August 15: 22 Hours from Waltham to Split

August 15 photo album: Traveling to Split

August 14: Sheryl Sousa: Getting Ready for the trip of a lifetime