ORONO, Maine -- The University of Maine women's basketball team will continue its 2013-14 season as it has been named one of 16 teams in the Women's Basketball Invitational postseason tournament. The Black Bears (16-14) will host Bucknell (16-13) at Cross Insurance Center on Wednesday, March 19 at 7 PM. Tickets for the opening round game will go on sale Tuesday morning. Fans can buy tickets by visiting Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more ticket information please contact the Cross Insurance Center box office at (207) 561-8333. Maine will be making its 11th appearance in postseason tournament play and its first since it participated in the Women's National Invitational Tournament in 2005. Stay tuned to GoBlackBears.com for additional information as it is made available. For more information on the Women's Basketball Invitational tournament, click here.
Aaron began his career at WVII in March of 2008. He attended Old Town High School, where he graduated in 2004. From there he moved on to the New England School of Communications, majoring in Sports Broadcasting and Journalism. Originally a sports radio major, Aaron co-hosted a weekly sports radio show on WHSN called This Week in Sports while also doing play by play and color commentary of Husson Eagle sporting events. He also spent a semester as the stations sports director. After his sophomore year he realized he had run out of radio classes to take, so he began taking TV courses while also working at Stephen King’s sports station WZON. Aaron graduated from NESCom in May of 2008 with a degree in communications, and was named the top broadcast journalist of his class. Since joining ABC-7 and Fox Bangor he has won multiple Maine Association of Broadcasting Awards.
In his free time Aaron likes, surprise, to watch sports and play sports. From mountain climbing to basketball, there are very few sports Aaron doesn’t enjoy. He also likes traveling when he gets the chance, and is happy he has been able to pursue his passion for sports while staying close to his family. You can follow him on Twitter at @AaronRJackson, and you can catch him weeknights at 6, 10 and 11 on ABC-7 and Fox Bangor. He can also be reached via email at [email protected].