College basketball's summer trips season: A guide

Bill Self and Kansas will get a jump on 2015-16 in the World University Games. Scott Sewell/USA TODAY Sports

More than 60 college basketball teams will utilize the opportunity to head out on a foreign trip this spring and summer, many of them getting a head start on the season by taking full advantage of the 10 practices leading up to the jaunt.

Kentucky did it a year ago with its trip to the Bahamas, and there are several NCAA title contenders that could gain a similar edge in 2015-16.

Kansas is one such contender.