Great fan support as magical season for men’s basketball team comes to close in Mid-American Conference championship game

March 15th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team came up just short in their bid to secure a spot in the NCAA basketball tournament this season.  Playing without Mid-American Conference Player of the Year Tre’Shaun Fletcher, the Rockets fell to Buffalo, 76-66, in the championship game of the Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans […] Read more »

Dollar General Bowl in pictures

January 23rd, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Hundreds of Toledo alumni and friends made the trip to Mobile for the Dollar General Bowl on Dec. 23.  Although Appalachian State University defeated the Rockets, 34-0, the Alabama hospitality and bowl experience was outstanding. While it was not the result for which we had hoped, we are extremely proud of the significant accomplishments achieved […] Read more »

Michaela Rasmussen achieves success on the court, in the classroom and in the community

December 19th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

By Brian DeBenedictis A basketball player who is a “triple threat” is normally defined as someone who can shoot, pass and defend. The University of Toledo senior Michaela Rasmussen is a different kind of triple threat. She is an elite performer on the court, in the classroom and in the community. A 2017-18 team captain, […] Read more »

Hoosier native Jaelan Sanford emerging into backcourt standout for Rockets

December 19th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

By Steve Easton Basketball is introduced to kids at an early age in the hoop-crazed state of Indiana, and for Toledo junior guard Jaelan Sanford it was no different. “My dad put a ball in my hands when I was about 3 years old and I have loved playing the game ever since,” Sanford said. […] Read more »

Lending a Hand Comes Easy to Sure-Handed Cody Thompson

September 14th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Rocket wide receiver finds volunteering as natural as catching a football By Paul Helgren Cody Thompson always knew he wanted to help people. He just wasn’t sure where to begin. Luckily for the senior wide receiver, opportunities for volunteer work are plentiful when you’re a Toledo Rocket football player. “The coaches really encourage us to […] Read more »

Toledo Football Outlook: Rockets Aiming High in 2017

September 14th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Coming off a nine-win season and with five All-MAC players back in the fold, the Toledo Rockets have high expectations for 2017. Head coach Jason Candle wouldn’t have it any other way. “Each year presents new challenges. Every team is different but there is still one primary goal in mind ­—win a conference championship,” said […] Read more »

Basketball Preview

November 28th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Toledo Men Expected to Compete for MAC Title Since taking the reins at Toledo in 2010, Head Coach Tod Kowalczyk’s objective for the men’s program hasn’t wavered. He expects his teams to compete for the Mid-American Conference Championship every season and the 2016-17 campaign isn’t being viewed any differently. “Our goal each year is to […] Read more »

Unfinished Business: Senior Kareem Hunt wants a college degree…and a MAC Championship

September 6th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

By Sasha Mandros, Athletic Communications graduate assistant In many ways, Kareem Hunt’s senior year in college is a matter of unfinished business. Following a junior season in which he rushed for almost 1,000 yards for the second time in his career, Toledo’s star running back had the option of entering the NFL Draft last spring. […] Read more »

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