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Toledo handles Kent State 82-67 behind Boothe's 26

KENT, Ohio (AP) Nathan Boothe scored 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his fifth straight double-double to lead Toledo past Kent State 82-67 on Saturday night. Jonathan Williams added 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting and had six assists for the Rockets (14-9, 5-5 Mid-American Conference), who shot 59 percent from the field and made 12 of 19 3-pointers. Nate Navigato chipped in...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Williams scores 24, Toledo beats Western Michigan 89-62

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Jonathan Williams scored 24 points with three 3-pointers and Toledo dominated Western Michigan in an 89-62 win on Tuesday night. Nathan Boothe scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Jordan Lauf had 12, Nate Navigato added 12 - all on 3-pointers - and Zach Garber had a career-high 11 boards. Stuckey Mosley made a career-high nine assists for the Rockets (13...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boothe leads Toledo over Bowling Green 81-74

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Nathan Boothe scored 23 points, Stuckey Mosley matched a career-high with 19 points, and Toledo held on to beat Bowling Green 81-74 on Tuesday night. Boothe was 8 of 18 from the floor, and Mosley made 6 of 8 shots and scored 19 points in his second straight game. Jonathan Williams scored 14 points and Jaelan Sanford added 10 for Toledo (12-6, 3-2 Mid-American...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Toledo holds on to beat Miami (Ohio) 84-76

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Nathan Boothe scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Toledo held on to beat Miami (Ohio) 84-76 on Saturday. Boothe finished with 10-of-19 shooting from the field for the Rockets (10-5, 1-1 Mid-American Conference). It was the fifth game this season in which he has scored 20 or more points. Jaelan Sanford and Jonathan Williams added 15 points apiece and Stuckey...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Toledo takes down No. 24 Temple in rain-soaked Boca Raton Bowl

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Phillip Ely hit Cody Thompson with an 80-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, and Toledo won Jason Candle's first game as head coach, beating No. 24 Temple 32-17 in a soggy Boca Raton Bowl.Candle was promoted from offensive coordinator three weeks ago when Matt Campbell took over at Iowa State.The Rockets (10-2) positioned themselves...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Toledo LB Ja'Wuan Woodley Lays Safety Causing Pop On Temple Running Back At Five-Yard Line

Bowl season is both an awesome and sad thing all at the same time. It's awesome because we know have football games on during Monday and Tuesday afternoons, but it is sad because the college football season is almost over. On the awesome note, it also gives football fans a chance to watch teams and players that they would not normally see.The big schools are not the only ones with...
Via FatManWriting
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Toledo QB Phillip Ely denied sixth year of eligibility

Toledo Rockets quarterback Phillip Ely has been denied a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Toledo QB Phillip Ely’s NCAA appeal for 6th year denied source close to Ely told @ESPN. Ely’s finale tonight vs. Temple in @MarmotBocaBowl — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) December 22, 2015 A former Alabama quarterback and three-star recruit...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Phillip Ely’s request for sixth year of eligibility denied

Phillip Ely’s swan song will be in the Marmot Boca Raton Bowl on Tuesday, unfortunately. Ely, the star quarterback for the Toledo Rockets, was denied a sixth year of eligibility, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Ely began his college career at Alabama where he redshirted in 2011 and then threw four passes in 2012. He sat out the 2013 season after transferring to Toledo, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Boca Raton Bowl: Toledo and Temple cross paths

Given the strength of the American Athletic Conference in 2015, to the diminishment of the other four conferences in the Group of Five, it’s easy to think that the Temple Owls and the Toledo Rockets exist in different places as the Boca Raton Bowl approaches. The AAC dominated the Group of Five race this season. It had the most contenders (Memphis, Navy, Temple, and eventual champion...
Via The Student Section
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Toledo names OC Jason Candle new head coach

The Toledo Rockets were one of the few teams that had a great season and will have a new head coach come next year. That isn’t any fault of their own as Matt Campbell left to take the job at Iowa State. It looks the Rockets aren’t going to far for their new head coach as they just announced offensive coordinator Jason Candle as their new head guy, according to SI.com. Candle...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Toledo HC Matt Campbell headed to Iowa State?

Toledo Rockets head coach Matt Campbell could soon be leaving his current position to take on the same one with the Iowa State Cyclones, per a report from SI.com. The report states that Campbell is indeed the front-runner for the job and Iowa State has canceled all interviews with other candidates. Campbell, 35, has gone 35-15 (24-8 MAC) in four-plus seasons with Toledo and was 9...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Toledo’s Matt Campbell to interview for Missouri job

When your a successful head coach at the mid-major level, it’s only a matter of time before a bigger program comes knocking at your door. So is the case with Toledo Rockets coach Matt Campbell. According to Scott Roussel of Football Scoop, Campbell is expected to interview for the open job with the Tigers “soon”. “Per sources, Toledo head coach Matt Campbell is expected to...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ref stops game because CMU cheerleaders were too loud

Only in college football. A referee penalized Central Michigan University cheerleaders and band members Tuesday night for cheering while the Toledo Rockets were trying to snap the ball. Seriously.   This embed is invalid   " /> The referee claimed the CMU cheerers were trying to hinder Toledo’s snap count and ordered that the teams replay the down. The ridiculous...
Via NESN.com
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

T-shirt commemorates Toledo's upset win over Arkansas

After spending all of last week talking about everybody’s schedule but his own, Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema found himself defending the Razorbacks’ shocking 16-12 loss against Toledo on Saturday. While Bielema was explaining, the Toledo Rockets were busy celebrating. And on Wednesday, ESPN Sports Business Reporter Darren Rovell posted a picture of this awesome t-shirt,...
Via College Spun
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema crushed on Twitter after losing to Toledo

Being Bret Bielema probably isn’t very much fun right now. The Arkansas head coach, who earlier this week trashed Ohio State for its schedule, just saw his Razorbacks lose to Toledo, a MAC team, 16-12. His mentions on Twitter are downright absurd at the moment. Here’s a sampling: And that’s why you should worry about your own damn sched and stop crying about someone else’s...
Via College Spun
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Toledo suspends Kareem Hunt for 2 games

Toledo will be without one of the top running backs in the MAC, and perhaps the nation, when the Rockets head to Arkansas in Week 2. Kareem Hunt has been suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season for a violation of team policy. Also suspended for the first two games is  defensive end Allen Covington. Hunt was the leading rusher in the MAC last season with 1,631 yards...
Via The Student Section
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 48 Toledo

Toledo Rockets 2014 Record: 9-4 overall, 7-1 MAC (won bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Will the Rockets win the MAC Championship? From 1997-2004, Toledo was the best program in the Mid-American Conference. During this highly successful stretch, the Rockets captured two league championships (2001, 2004) and won their division five times. The past ten years have been a completely different...
Via The Student Section
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Toledo throws down awesome one-handed alley-oop on inbounds play

The Toledo Rockets got to the #2 spot in the SportsCenter Top Ten with this fantastic one-handed alley-oop on an inbounds play! Oh yeah, they also won the game.
Via The Student Section
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Toledo will wear “Glass City” uniforms tonight to honor servicemen

From ToledoPress.com: The one-time use, dark grey uniforms with blue and gold trim will include a special helmet decal with Toledo’s familiar Glass City nickname, as well as those same words across the front jersey chest. The uniform’s shoulder, number pattern and pants all include a new shattered glass-inspired pattern, specifically developed for UT by Under Armour “We wanted...
Via The Student Section
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Toledo Football Announces Special “Glass City” Uniforms For Game Against Bowling Green

There’s a huge game in the MAC tonight, as the Toledo Rockets will take on the Bowling Green Falcons. Both teams have one conference loss, and while Bowling Green has the MAC East locked up, Toledo would be eliminated from the MAC West race if it loses. To do something special for tonight’s contest, Toledo announced that it will wear special “Glass City” uniforms. The school...
Via College Spun
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 84 Toledo Rockets season preview

The Toledo Rockets have been one of the best teams in the MAC over the past four seasons and that is something likely to continue in 2014 in Matt Campbell’s third season as head coach. “As we come out of winter workouts, I feel we have more players who can help us on the football field than we’ve ever had,” said Campbell.  Campbell’s first order of business in 2014 will...
Via College Football Universe
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bold move has paid off for Toledo, Pearson

CLEVELAND - Sometimes, big-shot high school star goes off to college with big dreams and big visions, and it just doesn't click. Said big shot packs his bags, takes some time to reflect and needs a new start. It was kind of like that with Rian Pearson. Except it wasn't. "It didn't click with Rian right away," Toledo coach Tod Kowalczyk said, "and that&...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo stacking up wins, unfazed by 'other stuff'

TOLEDO, Ohio -- There's still a lot of season left and there are still obstacles of both the foreseeable and unpredictable variety to overcome. Toledo has a pretty good darn good basketball team, one that looks good enough to overcome a bunch of them. One that looks like it's capable of winning bigger games and bigger prizes from here. The Rockets haven't yet cracked...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo suspends leading scorer after DUI charge

Toledo will play Wednesday night's key Mid-American Conference game against Ohio without leading scorer Justin Drummond, who has been suspended after being charged with driving under the influence on Saturday night. Drummond is averaging 14.6 points per game for the 20-3 Rockets. "Although I remain 100 percent supportive of Justin, our players are held to high standards and when...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo Rockets unveil “Power in Pink” uniform for NIU game

It appears the Toledo Rockets were unaware that last month was Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  For their game on Wednesday night against Northern Illinois, they unveiled their “Power in Pink” uniforms.  The jerseys are a pretty cool design, making sure to incorporate plenty of Breast Cancer Awareness ribbons to make up the pink parts of the uniform and even putting them on...
Via Diehardsport
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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