Fennelly, who coached the Rockets from 1988-95, compiled a record of 166-53 (.758) in seven seasons, including six 20-win campaigns. He was voted Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year twice and earned District IV coach of the year honors in 1991. Fennelly guided UT to three NCAA Tournament appearances and three WNIT berths, finishing as high as second in the WNIT.
Fennelly's Rockets went 112-28 in MAC games and enjoyed a 31-game home win streak. He joins current Cyclone assistant and former All-American Latoja Harris, who was inducted in 2000, in the UT hall of fame.