Toledo moved into the Top-10 of the collegeinsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll released Monday evening after extending its winning streak to five games last week.
UT was ranked No. 16 in last week’s poll before rising seven places in the weekly ranking.The Rockets’ home victories over North Alabama (80-59) Nov. 28 and Cleveland State (80-67) Dec. 1 improved UT’s win-loss mark to 7-1 this season.
The last time Toledo posted wins in seven of its first eight contests was when it registered a 12-0 start in the 2013-14 campaign. In addition, UT’s .875 winning percentage is tied for 15th best in the nation.
The Rockets’ highest ranking ever in the Mid-Major poll is No. 2 on Dec. 30, 2013.
Toledo will conclude its three-game homestand Wednesday, Dec. 5, against Detroit Mercy. UT will visit Marshall Saturday, Dec. 8, before playing its next four contests in Savage Arena.