Rocket Men Accept Bid To NIT

TOLEDO, Ohio - The Toledo Rockets men's basketball team's season is not over yet.

The Rockets have accepted a bid to the 2019 National Invitational Tournament and will take on Xavier in the opening round. The game will take place on Wednesday, March 20 in Cincinnati at 7:00 p.m.

The Rockets are the No. 6 seed in their region, while the Musketeers are the No. 3 seed. The winner of the Toledo-Xavier contest will face the winner of Tuesday's game pitting No. 2 seed Texas against the No. 7 seed South Dakota State on a date to be determined.

Toledo will make its ninth NIT appearance in school history with its last appearance coming in 2014. Their last win in the tournament came in 2001 over South Alabama.

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