VIDEO: Men's Basketball Team's European Trip Recap | Blog From The Trip

NEW YORK -- "Inside Columbia Athletics" host Dalen Cuff caught up with Columbia head men's basketball coach Kyle Smith and rising senior guard Brian Barbour recently to recap the team's June exhibition trip to Spain and Italy.

The Lions embarked on a 12-day, five-game trip from May 28-June 8 and thrived both on the court, going 5-0, and in their new surroundings. From implementing a new zone defense to bonding as a team to exploring the amazing sights in Europe, the Columbia men's basketball team made the most of its trip across the Atlantic.