March 6, 2013
DAVIS, Calif. - Even though UC Davis' nationally broadcasted home game versus Long Beach State is scheduled to tip at 8:05 p.m., action from The Pavilion will begin Thursday morning when Julissa Ortiz and her crew from "Good Day Sacramento" visits UC Davis for a televised conversation with head coach Jim Les.
Taking place throughout the 7 a.m. hour on CW31, "Good Day Sacramento" will provide numerous live shots from the site of Thursday's Big West Conference showdown leading up to Les' interview.
Viewers can watch Thursday's show online by clicking here.
"We are excited to have 'Good Day Sacramento' on our campus not only to highlight Thursday's game, and ESPN2 broadcasting from The Pavilion for the first time, but also to spotlight an unbelievable university and community," said Les.
The UC Davis Spirit Squad and Gunrock will also join Ortiz and Les during their morning conversation.
The first of two interviews scheduled to take place prior to Thursday's game, Les will also speak with CBS Sports 1140AM radio host Jason Ross and Dave "Deuce" Mason at 2:30 p.m. on the "Jason Ross Show."
Listeners can access Les' interview with Ross and Mason on their radio dial at 1140AM, or online here.
"Part of our goal as a basketball program is to share the success that is being achieved by members of the UC Davis community during their college experience," added Les.
The Aggies will compete in their first-ever nationally televised home game on Thursday, March 7, against the Long Beach State 49ers. ESPN2 will broadcast the action live from The Pavilion, purchase your tickets for this historic event by visiting the Aggies' online ticket office or calling (530) 752 AGS1.
Aggies open season Monday night at Northern Colorado
Gameday Central at Utah Valley
(2 p.m. PT/3 p.m. MT)