Men's Basketball Releases 2008-09 Schedule

The University of Toledo men's basketball program announced its 2008-09 schedule today. Toledo will play at least six schools that appeared in the post-season last season, including NCAA Elite Eight participant Xavier. Toledo will open the new renovated Savage Hall against A-10 member UMASS on December 3rd.

The University of Toledo men's basketball program announced its 2008-09 schedule today. Toledo will play at least six schools that appeared in the post-season last season, including NCAA Elite Eight participant Xavier.

Toledo will open the new renovated Savage Hall against A-10 member UMASS on December 3rd. This game will come after starting the season on the road in November.

Toledo's only exhibition game will be played at Owens CC against St Edward's University (TX). Then the Rockets will play in the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic against an opponent to be named later. Toledo will play a couple of games in the tournament.

The Rockets will play at Xavier on November 17th. Xavier made it to the Elite Eigth in the NCAA Tournament last season. Other away non-conference contests include UMBC, Oakland, Wright State, and Deleware.

Non-conference home games will include UMASS, Houston, Illinois-Chicago, Dayton, and Rhode Island.

The Rockets are also scheduled to play on the road in their BracetBuster game on Saturday, February 21st.

"We're going to have a very competitive schedule, and if we win our share of our conference games we'll put ourselves in a good position," Toledo head basketball coach Gene Cross said. "The main thing for us will be to go out there and play every game as hard as possible and try to put ourselves in a position to win."

The complete men's basketball schedule can be looked at by clicking on the link below.


Toledo 2008-09 Men's Basketball Schedule



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