2014–15 Toledo Rockets men's basketball team

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Coordinates: 41°39′36.6″N 83°36′35.2″W / 41.660167°N 83.609778°W / 41.660167; -83.609778

2014–15 Toledo Rockets men's basketball
Toledo Rockets wordmark.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West Division
2014–15 record 20–13 (11–7 MAC)
Head coach Tod Kowalczyk (5th season)
Assistant coach Jason Kaslow
Assistant coach Jeff Massey
Assistant coach Nick Dials
Home arena Savage Arena
Seasons
2014–15 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Buffalo 12 6   .667     23 10   .697
Kent State 12 6   .667     23 12   .657
Bowling Green 11 7   .611     21 12   .636
Akron 9 9   .500     21 14   .600
Miami 8 10   .444     13 19   .406
Ohio 5 13   .278     10 20   .333
West
Central Michigan 12 6   .667     23 9   .719
Toledo 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
Western Michigan 10 8   .556     20 14   .588
Eastern Michigan 8 10   .444     21 14   .600
Northern Illinois 8 10   .444     14 16   .467
Ball State 2 16   .111     7 23   .233
2015 MAC Tournament winner

The 2014–15 Toledo Rockets Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Toledo during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Rockets, led by fifth year head coach Tod Kowalczyk, played their home games at Savage Arena, as members of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 20–13, 11–7 in MAC play to finish in second place in the West Division. They advanced to the semifinals of the MAC Tournament where they lost to Central Michigan. Despite having 20 wins, they were not invited to a postseason tournament.

Roster[edit]

2014–15 Toledo Rockets men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G/F 0 Hall, KurtKurt Hall 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr North Chicago HS North Chicago, Illinois
G 1 Williams, JonathanJonathan Williams 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Southfield-Lathrup HS Southfield, Michigan
G/F 2 Applewhite, DreDre Applewhite 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Central HS
Mississippi State
Memphis, Tennessee
G 3 Mosley, StuckeyStuckey Mosley 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Timber Creek HS Orlando, Florida
G/F 4 Drummond, JustinJustin Drummond 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Riverdale Baptist School
Loyola (MD)
Washington, D.C.
F 15 Williams, AubreyAubrey Williams 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS So IMG Academy Bowie, Maryland
G 20 Brown, JuliusJulius Brown 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sr Hillcrest HS Markham, Illinois
G 22 Aparicio, AngelAngel Aparicio 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Leo XIII HS Benicarló, Spain
F 24 Weatherspoon, J. D.J. D. Weatherspoon 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr North HS
Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio
G 25 Lauf, JordanJordan Lauf 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Napoleon HS Napoleon, Ohio
C 33 Garber, ZachZach Garber 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So Vanlue HS Carey, Ohio
C 53 Boothe, NathanNathan Boothe 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Warren Township HS Gurnee, Illinois
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule[edit]

Source: [1]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/08/2014*
2:30 PM
Findlay W 101–72 
Savage Arena (N/A)
Toledo, Ohio
Regular Season
11/16/2014*
2:00 PM
Northern Arizona W 71–58  1–0
Savage Arena (4,128)
Toledo, Ohio
11/18/2014*
6:00 PM, ESPNU
at No. 15 VCU
Legends Classic
L 78–87  1–1
Siegel Center (7,637)
Richmond, Virginia
11/21/2014*
7:00 PM, P12N
at Oregon
Legends Classic
L 68–78  1–2
Matthew Knight Arena (5,790)
Eugene, Oregon
11/24/2014*
7:00 PM
Bucknell
Legends Classic
W 92–65  2–2
Savage Arena (4,419)
Toledo, Ohio
11/25/2014*
7:00 PM
Detroit
Legends Classic
L 79–82  2–3
Savage Arena (4,148)
Toledo, Ohio
11/29/2014*
3:00 PM, TV-20/ESPN3
at Oakland L 79–81  2–4
Athletics Center O'rena (1,482)
Rochester, Michigan
12/03/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Cleveland State W 87–59  3–4
Wolstein Center (4,748)
Cleveland, Ohio
12/06/2014*
2:00 PM
Chicago State W 87–59  4–4
Savage Arena (4,748)
Toledo, Ohio
12/13/2014*
7:00 PM
Arkansas State W 73–65  5–4
Savage Arena (4,445)
Toledo, Ohio
12/17/2014*
7:00 PM, BCSN
Robert Morris W 83–57  6–4
Savage Arena (4,120)
Toledo, Ohio
12/20/2014*
2:00 PM
at McNeese State W 83–69  7–4
Burton Coliseum (391)
Lake Charles, Louisiana
12/29/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
at No. 2 Duke L 69–86  7–5
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
01/03/2015*
4:00 PM, ESPN3
at Northern Kentucky W 57–55  8–5
The Bank of Kentucky Center (2,055)
Highland Heights, Kentucky
01/06/2015
7:00 PM, BCSN
Central Michigan L 62–65  8–6 (0–1)
Savage Arena (4,584)
Toledo, Ohio
01/09/2015
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Akron W 84–67  9–6 (1–1)
Savage Arena (5,509)
Toledo, Ohio
01/14/2015
7:00 PM
Ohio W 80–73  10–6 (2–1)
Convocation Center (7,714)
Athens, Ohio
01/17/2015
7:00 PM
Western Michigan L 78–81 OT 10–7 (2–2)
Savage Arena (6,089)
Toledo, Ohio
01/21/2015
7:00 PM
at Kent State L 60–67  10–8 (2–3)
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (3,374)
Kent, Ohio
01/24/2015
7:00 PM
Bowling Green W 71–67  11–8 (3–3)
Savage Arena (7,392)
Toledo, Ohio
01/27/2015
7:00 PM, BCSN
Miami (OH) W 70–65  12–8 (4–3)
Savage Arena (4,708)
Toledo, Ohio
01/31/2015
8:00 PM, ESPN3
at Northern Illinois W 80–69  13–8 (5–3)
Convocation Center (1,635)
DeKalb, Illinois
02/04/2015
7:00 PM, BCSN
Eastern Michigan W 84–60  14–8 (6–3)
Savage Arena (4,532)
Toledo, Ohio
02/07/2015
2:00 PM
at Ball State W 72–61  15–8 (7–3)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,325)
Muncie, Indiana
02/10/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Buffalo W 92–88  16–8 (8–3)
Alumni Arena (3,417)
Amherst, New York
02/13/2015
6:00 PM, ESPNU
Kent State L 75–76 OT 16–9 (8–4)
Savage Arena (5,481)
Toledo, Ohio
02/18/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Akron W 68–66  17–9 (9–4)
James A. Rhodes Arena (3,351)
Akron, Ohio
02/21/2015
2:00 PM
at Western Michigan W 97–87  18–9 (10–4)
University Arena (3,451)
Kalamazoo, Michigan
02/24/2015
7:00 PM, BCSN
Northern Illinois  Postponed[1] 
Savage Arena 
Toledo, Ohio
02/25/2015
8:00 PM, BCSN
Northern Illinois L 82–84  18–10 (10–5)
Savage Arena (4,317)
Toledo, Ohio
02/28/2015
7:00 PM
Ball State W 70–59  19–10 (11–5)
Savage Arena (6,812)
Toledo, Ohio
03/03/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Central Michigan L 77–85  19–11 (11–6)
McGuirk Arena (3,793)
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
03/06/2015
7:00 PM
at Eastern Michigan L 59–85  19–12 (11–7)
Convocation Center (1,494)
Ypsilanti, Michigan
MAC Tournament
03/12/2015
6:30 PM, ESPN3
vs. Eastern Michigan
Quarterfinals
W 78–67  20–12
Quicken Loans Arena (4,502)
Cleveland, Ohio
03/13/2015
6:30 PM, ESPN3
vs. Central Michigan
Semifinals
L 66–75  20–13
Quicken Loans Arena 
Cleveland, Ohio
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Toledo-Northern Illinois men's game postponed". Toledo Blade. February 24, 2015. Retrieved February 24, 2015.