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About the Toledo Basketball

Toledo Basketball Tickets

Tucked into northwest Ohio, you’ll find a college basketball program that’s on the rise: the Toledo Rockets. Slowly but surely, cheap Toledo basketball tickets are gaining in popularity as the Rockets become more of a force inside the MAC. Traditionally, the Rockets have been nothing special on the basketball court and haven’t accomplished much. However, that’s starting to change, making last-minute Toledo basketball tickets a hot commodity for the first time in program history.

All About Bob

Without question, Bob Nichols is the Godfather of Toledo basketball. He coached the Rockets for 22 seasons from 1965 to 1987, winning over 300 games and leading them to five MAC regular-season championships. Toledo finished with a winning record in each of Nichols’ first 20 seasons and voluntarily resigned after the Rockets suffered consecutive losing seasons. During his tenure, Nicholls took Toledo to the NCAA Tournament three times, including the program’s first-ever win and Sweet 16 appearance in 1979. 

Fade Away

When Nichols left Toledo, the program faded into the background. Despite a few decent seasons, the Rockets didn’t win the MAC championship again until 2007. That was toward the end of Stan Joplin’s 12-year tenure. Joplin played for Nichols in the 1970s and hit the buzzer-beater that gave the Rockets their first-ever NCAA Tournament win. But while Joplin kept the program respectable, he never took the Rockets further than the second round of the NIT.

Another Life

Toledo’s fortunes finally started to change when Tod Kowalczyk took over as head coach in 2010. After enduring a brutal 4-28 campaign in his first season, Kowalczyk almost immediately made Toledo one of the best teams in the MAC. The Rockets have climbed the conference’s hierarchy, becoming the team to beat in the MAC West Division most years. Kowalczyk has brought stability to Toledo basketball and is poised to be the coach that ends the program’s NCAA Tournament drought.





Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does Toledo Basketball Play?

The Rockets play their home games at John F. Savage Arena, located on campus in Toledo, Ohio. Named after a 1952 graduate of Toledo, who helped get the new arena built. The venue first opened in 1976 as Centennial Hall and has been known as Savage Arena since 1988. In 2008, a series of renovations helped to modernize Savage Arena. For basketball games, Savage Hall has a capacity of 7,300 fans.

When do Toledo tickets go on sale?

Cheap Toledo tickets to games played at John F. Savage Arena are available months in advance, as are Toledo tickets for away games. In other words, there’s no rush to check Toledo’s schedule. Just grab tickets whenever you’ve got the itch.

Is it better to buy Toledo tickets in advance?

With Toledo tickets being available so far ahead of time, it’s easy to buy tickets whenever you want to – but there’s little need to plan ahead. You can often get cheap last-minute tickets to Toledo games by waiting to make your purchase until the very last minute. As game day gets closer and sellers drop their prices, fans reap the benefits.

What’s the best way to buy cheap Toledo tickets?

The best way to buy cheap Toledo tickets is always going to be from a secure online platform that connects fans and resellers. These ticket marketplaces often have some of the cheapest ticket prices and are the easiest way to shop for Toledo tickets. Can you buy Toledo tickets at the stadium? Sure – but you’ll likely be paying a higher price than you need to!  

Why should I choose Gametime over other ticket marketplaces?

Ticket marketplaces are the best place to find sports tickets. And when it comes to cheap Toledo tickets, Gametime is a no-brainer. Seats bought through us are affordable because we charge some of the lowest service fees anywhere. On top of that, we show you the view from the seats you’re shopping for thanks to our panoramic seat view photos. You’ll never have to buy seats blind with Gametime – you’ll know what your view at John F. Savage Arena will be before you buy those cheap Toledo tickets. So the next time you’re in the market for cheap Toledo tickets, turn to Gametime.

How much are Toledo Basketball tickets?

Toledo ticket prices will differ depending on a number of factors. Generally speaking, the average ticket price for Toledo tickets is around $28 a ticket. But you can be looking at a few hundred dollars more, depending on the opponent, stage of play, and demand. 

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