Toledo Rockets men's basketball
The Toledo Rockets men's basketball team represents the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Mid-American Conference. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 1980. Their current head coach is Tod Kowalczyk.
|University||University of Toledo|
|Head coach||Tod Kowalczyk (8th season)|
|Arena||Savage Arena |
|Colors||Midnight Blue and Gold|
|NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|1954, 1967, 1979, 1980|
|Conference Tournament Champions|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
|1954, 1967, 1972, 1979, 1980, 1981, 2007, 2014|
|Conference Division Season Champions|
|1999, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2019|
NCAA Tournament resultsEdit
The Rockets have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 1–4.
|1954||First Round||Penn State||L 62–50|
|1967||First Round||Virginia Tech||L 82–76|
|1980||First Round||Florida State||L 94–91|
* In 1979 there were two first-round games in their region prior to the second round but Toledo did not play in a first-round game.
The Rockets have appeared in nine National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 5–10.
Third Place Game
Washington & Jefferson
|1999||First Round||Xavier||L 84–86|
|2004||First Round||Marquette||L 72–87|
|2007||First Round||Florida State||L 61–77|
|2014||First Round||Southern Miss||L 59–66|
|2019||First Round||Xavier||L 64–78|
The Rockets have appeared in one CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their record is 1–1.
The Rockets have appeared in one College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Their record is 0–1.
|2017||First Round||George Washington||L 69–73|
Rockets players in the NBAEdit
- "Colors". The University of Toledo Brand Guide. Retrieved August 3, 2019.
- >Men's Basketball - Coaches - University of Toledo Rockets Athletics Official Site - UTRockets.com