Steve Toyloy Signs to Play Basketball in Turkey

Aug. 4, 2010

CINCINNATI - Former University of Cincinnati basketball player Steve Toyloy (West Palm Beach, Fla./Miami Dade CC), who completed his two-year collegiate career this summer following the 2009-10 season, has signed a contract to play professionally in Turkey for Istanbulspor.

Toyloy averaged 3.6 points and 3.5 rebounds per game in 67 career games at UC, including 29 starts. As a senior for UC, Toyloy posted a season-high 13 points against Texas Southern on Dec. 1 and collected his season high for rebounds vs. Prairie View A&M with nine on Nov. 16.

Since 2006-07, when head coach Mick Cronin took over the Bearcats, seven players have gone on to play professionally overseas.