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Women’s basketball falls short in NCAA tournament

Women’s basketball falls short in NCAA tournament

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 21
Filed under Sports

Coming off an impressive MAC tournament run, the University of Toledo women's basketball team headed into their first NCAA tournament in 16 years and looked to advance to the second round. Unfortunately, the Rocket momentum from their conference tournament didn’t transfer to their game against the...

Men’s season ends in DC

Men’s season ends in DC

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
March 21
Filed under Sports

The Rocket men’s basketball team earned a berth in the College Basketball Invitational March 15, where they fell in the first round 73-69 to George Washington University.   Second-year guard Jaelen Sanford led UT with 25 points and three assists. Fourth-year forward Steve Taylor Jr. was...

Rocket baseball heats up in Illinois

Rocket baseball heats up in Illinois

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
March 21
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo baseball team participated in the University of Illinois’ tournament this past weekend at Illinois Field in Champaign, IL. UT swept Southern Illinois University in two games: 8-7 on March 17 and 10-2 on March 18. The Rockets split a pair of games with the host of the tournament,...

Men lose in MAC semifinal

Men lose in MAC semifinal

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 14
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team headed into the Mid-American tournament looking to redeem some regular season mistakes and send their senior class out with a memorable ending. The Rockets were able to fend off the Bowling Green Falcons in the first round by a score of 77-62, but then...

Women head to Oregon

Women head to Oregon

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 14
Filed under Sports

As the excitement from the University of Toledo’s first women’s basketball MAC title since 2001 dwindles down, the Rockets begin to look forward to the NCAA tournament. This will be the women Rockets’ eighth appearance in the NCAA tournament, with an overall record of 3-7 in the competition. UT...

Women’s Basketball takes home MAC championship

Women’s Basketball takes home MAC championship

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 13
Filed under Sports

By Sam Williams Sports Editor   The University of Toledo women’s basketball team took Cleveland by storm over the weekend. As the No. 6 seed, the women defeated No. 4 seed Northern Illinois University in an unexpected Mid-American Conference women’s basketball championship game.   This...

Rockets win versus CMU; lose Senior Night game

Rockets win versus CMU; lose Senior Night game

Sam Williams and Justice Sunderland
February 28
Filed under Sports

The Rocket men’s basketball team played their second-to-last game of the year at Savage Arena on Feb. 24. They took down Central Michigan 87-66 in a game UT controlled from the beginning. Toledo was efficient on offensive shooting (55 percent) and recorded 23 assists to just 11 turnovers. They controlled...

Rocket women sweep against EMU and WMU

Rocket women sweep against EMU and WMU

Jackson Rogers, Associate Sports Editor
February 28
Filed under Sports

This past week, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team defeated Eastern Michigan by a score of 65-57 on Wednesday and Western Michigan by a score of 75-67 on Saturday for their Senior Day. The wins improve the Rocket record to 19-8 overall and 10-6 in Mid-American Conference play. “We’re...

Toledo softball struggles in South Carolina tournament

Toledo softball struggles in South Carolina tournament

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 28
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo softball team struggled this past weekend in the Buffalo Wild Wings Classic. The Rockets dropped two games on Feb. 24: 3-0 to Sacred Heart University and 1-0 to Furman University. Feb. 25 was a better day for the midnight blue and gold, defeating Western Carolina 4-2 and losing...

Rockets strike out in Florida

Rockets strike out in Florida

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 21
Filed under Sports

The Strike Out Cancer Tournament in Boca Raton, Florida was not very kind the University of Toledo Rockets softball team. The midnight blue and gold carry a 2-8 record as they continue their season. On the opening day of the tournament, Feb. 17, the Rockets were defeated by Tulsa 4-5 and then by the...

UT Men blow huge lead in eighth overtime game of the season

UT Men blow huge lead in eighth overtime game of the season

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
February 21
Filed under Sports

  Toledo headed into last night's game against Western Michigan University looking to make up for their 90-74 loss to WMU earlier this season. Unfortunately, the Rockets gave up a massive 15-point lead, losing the game 56-61 in overtime. “Well, obviously an extremely disappointing game,”...

Rockets split against Akron and CMU

Rockets split against Akron and CMU

Jackson Rogers, Associate Sports Editor
February 21
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team defeated University of Akron by a score of 61-57 on Feb. 15 and lost to Central Michigan University 72-61 on Feb. 18. With the results, the women’s record is now 17-8 overall and 8-6 in Mid-American Conference play. “We just didn’t hang our heads,”...

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