The University of Toledo women’s basketball team plays in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Knoxville, Tennessee – The Toledo Rockets Women’s Basketball The team next plays against the No. 4 seed in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Monday at 6 p.m.

The Rockets advanced after defeating Iowa State in the first round of the tournament on Saturday in Knoxville.

Toledo, seeded No. 12, beat the no. No. 5 seed Iowa State 80-73, the Rocket’s first NCAA win since 1996.

Fans can watch Monday’s second-round game on ESPN2.

Toledo vs. Iowa St. – Round 1 – Saturday

The Rockets didn’t win. No. 5 seed Iowa State 80-73, the Rocket’s first NCAA win since 1996.

The underdog Rockets controlled most of the game, never relinquishing the lead they took in the second quarter.

It was the 29th win of the season for the Rockets, the most games they have ever won in a season.

It was also their 17th straight win, a program record.

Toledo earned a spot in the dance after defeating rival Bowling Green last weekend to win the MAC tournament. Toledo also won the regular season championship.

The Rockets have one of the longest winning streaks in the country since losing to the Falcons in January.

Longtime Rockets fans will remember former coach Bill Fennelly, who led the Rockets from 1988 to 1995 and is now the head coach of the Cyclones.

Toledo will face No. 4 seed Tennessee on Monday in the second round.

Senior Sophia Weird came to play. Weird has 10 points in less than five minutes.

The Rockets keep him around.

End of the 1st quarter | Iowa State 23, Toledo 20

Toledo trailed 4-5 at the end of the first quarter.

Half | Toledo 43, Iowa State 36

Iowa State calls timeout after Toledo leads 54-41.

End of the 3rd quarter | Toledo 61, Iowa State 53

By the end of the quarter, there is a shift towards cyclones. ISU’s 7-0 run brought the game to single digits.

The game is less than 5 minutes.

Less than 1 minute of play. Toledo leads by 6

Top scorer Quinesh Lockett has been ruled out with an eye injury.

Toledo 76, Iowa State 70 with 32 seconds left

Toledo advances to the second round after beating Iowa State 80-73.

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