Toledo preps for trip down I-75 to face Bowling Green State University

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
January 27, 2015
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The University of Toledo women’s basketball team is looking for a little payback. ... Read more »

Robert Hearons: Momentum on UT’s side against RedHawks

Robert Hearons: Momentum on UT’s side against RedHawks

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
January 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

Momentum is a funny thing. It’s also unpredictable. Coming off last Saturday’s win over Bowling Green, the last thing that University of Toledo men’s head coach Tod Kowalczyk and his players needed was a setback. The Rockets’ victory over the Falcons snapped a two-game losing streak. A... Read more »

Rockets edge out Miami 70-65 Tuesday night at Savage Arena

Rockets edge out Miami 70-65 Tuesday night at Savage Arena

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
January 27, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It was a victory that the University of Toledo men’s basketball team desperately needed to stay in contention in the Mid-American Conference West Division. It was also a game the Rockets almost let slip through their fingers. Toledo (12-8, 4-3 MAC) defeated the University of Miami 70-65 Tuesday... Read more »

Robert Hearons: Rockets put momentum back on their side with win over Falcons

Robert Hearons: Rockets put momentum back on their side with win over Falcons

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
January 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

Last year, the University of Toledo men’s basketball team took the Mid-American Conference by storm, breezing through their conference schedule and almost notching a spot in the NCAA Tournament. This season, the Rockets have crashed soundly back to Earth. Coming into Saturday night’s bout with... Read more »

Toledo men end losing streak with 71-67 victory over rival Falcons

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
January 24, 2015
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The University of Toledo men’s basketball team continues to get the better of their I-75 rivals. UT (11-8, 3-3 MAC) defeated Bowling Green State University 71-67 Saturday night at Savage Arena. The Rockets’ fourth straight victory over the Falcons (12-5, 4-2 MAC) also snapped a two-game losing... Read more »

Keith Boggs: A defining victory for the Rockets

Keith Boggs, Sports Reporter
January 22, 2015
Filed under Sports

A win is a win, no matter how ugly. The Rockets’ overtime victory over Buffalo Wednesday night was ugly. But they certainly earned the Bulls’ respect. Toledo hustled, hit the glass hard and played a tough zone defense. The Rockets struggled with execution in two specific areas – turnovers... Read more »

Rockets win 75-63 OT thriller against Buffalo

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
January 22, 2015
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team clawed back from a second half 13-point deficit to take home a 75-63 overtime victory Wednesday night over the University of Buffalo. In short, it was a win the Rockets (11-6, 4-2 MAC) earned by the skin of their teeth. “I love how hard our kids... Read more »

Coach Wermer mentors UT’s players on and off the court

Keith Boggs, Sports reporter
January 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

There are two types of people in this world, those that help themselves and those who go the extra mile to help others. University of Toledo men’s tennis coach Al Wermer fits in the second category. But don’t mistake generosity for a lack of competitive spirit. Wermer wants the most out of... Read more »

Finding her stride

Marcus Dodson, Sports reporter
January 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

Rockets head coach Tricia Cullop has a knack for recruiting international talent. One of her recent finds is 6’0” sophomore forward Janice Monakana, who made the trip across the pond from London, England to play in the Glass City. Now in her second season as a Rocket, Monakana has made the... Read more »

Blake Bacho: Why show up at all?

Blake Bacho: Why show up at all?

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
January 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

With just six seconds left in regulation last Saturday night at Savage Arena, senior guard Juice Brown nailed a three-pointer to send the Rockets into overtime against the Western Michigan Broncos. Would you believe that a portion of the season-high 6,089 fans in attendance were already in their cars... Read more »

Rockets lose 81-78 overtime thriller to Western Michigan

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
January 17, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

During the University of Toledo men’s basketball team’s 81-78 overtime loss Saturday night to Western Michigan, the visiting Broncos played with a lead for almost 40 minutes. UT was ahead for only 37 seconds of regulation and just 2:35 of the entire game. It was just that kind of night for... Read more »

Rockets fall 102-101 to Akron in shootout with defending MAC Tournament champs

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
January 15, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team came out on the wrong end of their latest shootout, a slugfest against the defending Mid-American Conference Champions. The Rockets (9-6, 2-2 MAC) dropped a 102-101 decision to Akron Wednesday night at Savage Arena. Anita Brown, who notched 36 points... Read more »