Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 5/17/12
Rumors surfaced a while back about Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis master-minding a basketball game between the Spartans and USC Trojans at the old Olympic Stadium in Greece.  He says that those plans are currently in a holding pattern.  But as far as an international tour, Hollis isn’t viewing it as Greece or bust. Hollis does not seem to be ruling anything out at this point – a not-so-surprising viewpoint from one of the most creative and ambitious NCAA athletic directors to come along in quite some time. Teams occasionally travel overseas during the offseason to play exhibition games against schools and teams from other countries, but Hollis wants MSU’s game overseas to count for something, which would mean bringing another school or schools along. During the Big Ten athletic directors meetings earlier this week, Hollis expanded on his thought process: “Europe is a lot easier than China to get to from a regular-season standpoint. But I’d like to see some outreach. I ...
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