Toledo Rockets men's basketball

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Toledo Rockets
2014–15 Toledo Rockets men's basketball team
Toledo Rockets athletic logo
University University of Toledo
Conference MAC
West Division
Location Toledo, OH
Head coach Tod Kowalczyk (5th year)
Arena Savage Arena
(Capacity: 7,300)
Nickname Rockets
Colors

Midnight Blue and Gold

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1979
NCAA Tournament appearances
1954, 1967, 1979, 1980
Conference tournament champions
1980
Conference regular season champions
1954, 1967, 1972, 1979, 1980, 1981, 2007, 2014

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.[1]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Rockets have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 1–4.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1954 First Round Penn State L 62–50
1967 First Round Virginia Tech L 82–76
1979 Second Round*
Sweet Sixteen
Iowa
Notre Dame
W 74–72
L 79–71
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.

NIT results[edit]

The Rockets have appeared in eight National Invitation Tournaments. Their combined record is 5–9.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1942 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Third Place Game
Rhode Island
West Virginia
Creighton
W 82–71
L 51–39
L 48–46
1943 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Championship Game
Manhattan
Washington & Jefferson
St. John's
W 54–47
W 46–39
L 48–27
1981 First Round
Second Round
American
Michigan
W 91–83
L 80–68
1999 First Round Xavier L 84–86
2001 First Round
Second Round
South Alabama
Alabama
W 76–67
L 79–69
2004 First Round Marquette L 87–72
2007 First Round Florida State L 77–61
2014 First Round Southern Miss L 66–59

CIT results[edit]

The Rockets have appeared in on CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Their current record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2012 First Round
Second Round
McNeese State
Robert Morris
W 76–63
L 51–69

Rockets players in the NBA[edit]

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