From the Ramstein Air Force base, Andy Katz catches up with UConn's Niels Giffey on his return to his native Germany and Friday's game with Michigan State.
Check out some more coverage from Germany on Andy Katz's blog:
Kevin Ollie begins his audition to keep the UConn coaching job.
Visiting injured soldiers has sobering effect on teams.
Spartans, Huskies excited for opener in Germany.