Oct. 10, 2007
DAVIS, Calif. - UC Davis will usher in the upcoming basketball season Friday evening when it hosts Aggie Jam at The Pavilion. The event will begin following the completion of the UC Davis volleyball match against Cal State Northridge, which begins at 7 p.m. The first 800 fans in attendance will receive a free Aggie Jam t-shirt. Both the men's and women's basketball teams will be introduced and take part in Aggie Jam. Admission is free.
Fans will have the opportunity to participate in several interactive contests and drills with the Aggie basketball players and have a chance to win prizes. There will also be a special appearance by a hypnotist who has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and the Late Show with David Letterman.
Saturday marks the first official day teams from across of the country can begin practice for the upcoming basketball season. Both the Aggies' men's and women's teams begin their regular season Nov. 11 at home. The women host Sacramento State at 2 p.m. before the men face La Verne at 4:30 p.m. The men play an exhibition Oct. 31 at home against Cal State Maritime. The women play exhibitions against Humboldt State on Nov. 1 and Concordia (Ore.) on Nov. 5.
Aggie Jam will be presented by the Army ROTC National Guard.