Toledo Rockets men's basketball
|University||University of Toledo|
|Head coach||Tod Kowalczyk (5th year)|
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|
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.
NCAA Tournament results
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 eight National Invitation Tournaments. Their combined record is 5–9.
Third Place Game
Washington & Jefferson
|1999||First Round||Xavier||L 84–86|
|2004||First Round||Marquette||L 87–72|
|2007||First Round||Florida State||L 77–61|
|2014||First Round||Southern Miss||L 66–59|
The Rockets have appeared in on CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Their current record is 1–1.
Rockets players in the NBA
- John Brisker
- Cal Christensen
- Larry Jones
- Tom Kozelko
- Phil Martin
- Dick Miller
- Steve Mix
- George Patterson
- Jim Ray
- Paul Seymour
- Casey Shaw
- Burl Friddle—Former Head Coach (1942–44), coached the Indianapolis Jets in 1948-49
- Men's Basketball - News - University of Toledo Rockets Athletics Official Site - UTRockets.com
- Basketball Reference
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