This year's squad posts UC Davis' most successful season as a Division I program
UC Davis will face UC Irvine in Saturday evening's conference-opener
Aggies will face the Eagles in their final home game of 2012
The Pac-12 Network will air Saturday's Aggies-Cardinal men's basketball game
Fans that donate a new, unwrapped toy have the option to purchase general admission tickets for five dollars
Kyle Vogt enters his fifth season at UC Davis as an assistant coach after being hired in June, 2012. In his role, he assists in all areas of the Aggies' program, specializing in defensive schemes, perimeter play and development, recruiting and opponent scouting.
"I am very excited to add Kyle to our staff," said head men's basketball coach Jim Les shortly after Vogt's hiring. "He is an accomplished Division I assistant that brings with him great knowledge and enthusiasm. He will be a tremendous asset to our staff and an excellent resource for our players both on and off the floor."
Vogt brings an 11-year coaching career to UC Davis that including stops at UW Platteville (2003-04), Bradley ('04-'11) and Western Illinois ('11-'12). Vogt has been a part of five postseason teams throughout those 11 years, including Bradley's 2006 Sweet 16 run. In back-to-back years, teams Vogt coached set single-season school records for the most Division I wins - 18 at Western Illinois and 14 at UC Davis.
A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Vogt graduated from Lakeland College in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in marketing. An outstanding player for the Muskies, Vogt was a three-time all-conference performer and scored 1,123 points throughout his career. He is ranked No. 2 all-time with 183 three-point field goals and was amongst the Div. III national leaders in three-point percentage during both his junior and senior seasons.
Vogt and his wife, Erin, live in Davis with their three children: Jackson, Nolan and Avery.
MBB at Idaho (7 p.m.)