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Cross steps down at Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Gene Cross has resigned as Toledo's men's basketball coach following the worst season in school history.

The Rockets finished 4-28 overall and 1-15 in the Mid-American Conference this season.

Cross spent just two seasons at Toledo and had an overall record of 11-53 and a 6-26 conference mark.

The Rockets haven't been to the NCAA tournament since 1980.

The school said Thursday that assistant coach Bob Sundvold will serve as acting head coach until a replacement is hired.

Cross was in his first head coaching job after developing a reputation as a strong recruiter during 11 years as an assistant at Notre Dame, Virginia, DePaul and Illinois-Chicago.

The Chicago native played four seasons at Illinois.