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MSU In The NCAA Tournament

1996 (2-1)   
First Round - Bye
Second Round - East Lansing, MI - Dec. 7
    W-Texas A&M 19-17, 15-13, 15-12
Central Region Semifinal - Gainesville, FL - Dec. 12
    W-Long Beach State  15-4, 13-15, 15-6, 15-8
Central Region Final - Gainesville, FL - Dec. 13
    L-Florida       15-7, 7-15, 9-15, 15-17
1995 (3-1) NCAA Semifinalist 
First Round - Bye
Second Round - East Lansing, MI - Dec. 2
W-Brigham Young 15-7, 15-9, 15-7
Mountain Region Semifinal - Honolulu, HI - Dec. 7
W-San Diego State   15-11, 15-13, 15-10
Mountain Region Final - Honolulu, HI - Dec. 8
    W-Hawaii 6-15, 8-15, 15-10, 15-7, 15-12
National Semifinal - Amherst, MA - Dec. 14
    L-Nebraska  15-10, 8-15, 8-15, 15-9, 8-15
1994 (0-1)   
First Round - College Station, TX - Nov. 30
    L-Texas A&M 12-15, 9-15, 16-14, 5-15
    
Erbe's Record In The NCAA Tournament
Year    School  Opponent        W/L Game Scores                         Round
1996    MSU     Texas A&M       W   19-17, 15-13, 15-12                 Second Round
        MSU     Long Beach St.  W   15-4, 13-15, 15-6, 15-8             Regional Semifinal
        MSU     Florida         L   15-7, 7-15, 9-15, 15-17             Regional Final
1995    MSU     Brigham Young   W   15-7, 15-9, 15-7                    Second Round
        MSU     San Diego St.   W   15-11, 15-13, 15-10                 Regional Semifinal
        MSU     Hawaii          W    6-15, 8-15, 15-10, 15-7, 15-12     Regional Final
        MSU     Nebraska        L   15-10, 8-15, 8-15, 15-9, 8-15       National Semifinal
1994    MSU     Texas A&M       L   12-15, 9-15, 16-14, 5-15            First Round
1988    USC     Stanford        L    3-15, 7-15, 11-15                  First Round
1987    USC     Colorado St.    L   15-7, 8-15, 9-15, 15-11, 12-15      First Round
1985    USC     Illinois        W   15-8, 15-8, 15-9                    Regional Semifinal
        USC     Nebraska        W    5-15, 15-11, 15-12, 15-7           Regional Final
        USC     Stanford        L    9-15, 15-7, 10-15, 6-15            National Semifinal
        USC     UCLA            W   15-7, 15-12, 8-15, 11-15, 15-3      Third-Place Match
1984    USC     Pepperdine      W   15-6, 14-16, 15-8, 13-15, 15-8      First Round
        USC     San Diego St.   W   15-7, 15-13, 15-10                  Regional Semifinal
        USC     Stanford        L   15-11, 16-14, 9-15, 9-15, 10-15     Regional Final
1983    USC     Arizona         L   10-15, 15-4, 10-15, 15-4, 9-15      First Round
1982    USC     Tennessee       W   15-11, 15-7, 15-8                   Regional Semifinal
        USC     Purdue          W   15-13, 15-3, 15-8                   Regional Final
        USC     San Diego St.   W   15-13, 15-12, 15-12                 National Semifinal
        USC     Hawaii          W   15-6, 15-5, 15-10                   Regional Semifinal
        USC     Hawaii          W   15-12, 15-4, 11-15, 15-5            Regional Final
        USC     Pacific         W    9-15, 15-12, 15-11, 10-15, 15-11   National Semifinal
        USC     UCLA            W    9-15, 15-7, 10-15, 15-13, 15-7     National Championship
Erbe's Overall NCAA Record: 16-9 (.640) -- 10 NCAA appearances
Erbe's MSU NCAA Record: 5-3 (.625) -- 3 NCAA appearances
National Championships: 4 (1976, 1977, 1980, 1981)
NCAA Final Four Appearances: 4 (1981, 1982, 1985, 1995)
NCAA Regional Final Appearances: 6 (1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1995, 1996)
Past NCAA Champions
Year    Champion    Runner-up
1996    Stanford    Hawaii
Semifinalists - Florida, Nebraska
1995    Nebraska    Texas
Semifinalists - Michigan State, Stanford
1994    Stanford    UCLA
Semifinalists - Ohio State, Penn State
1993    Long Beach St.  Penn State
Semifinalists - Brigh. Young, Florida
1992    Stanford    UCLA
Semifinalists - Florida, Long Beach St.
1991    UCLA    Long Beach St.
Semifinalists - Louisiana State, Ohio St.
1990    UCLA    Pacific
Semifinalists - Louisiana St., Nebraska
1989    Long Beach St.  Nebraska
Semifinalists - UCLA, Texas-Arlington
1988    Texas   Hawaii
Semifinalists - UCLA, Illinois
1987    Hawaii  Stanford
Semifinalists - Illinois, Texas
1986    Pacific Nebraska
Semifinalists - Stanford, Texas
1985    Pacific Stanford
Semifinalists - UCLA, USC *
1984    UCLA    Stanford
Semifinalists - Pacific *, San Jose State
1983    Hawaii  UCLA
Semifinalists - Pacific, Stanford *
1982    Hawaii  USC
Semifinalists - San Diego St. *, Stanford
1981    USC UCLA
Semifinalists - Pacific, San Diego State *
* won third-place match

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