NCAA Tournament History for Michigan St

+ indicates wins over a higher seeded team.
- indicates losses to a lower seeded team.

Overall Record: 69-32, 0.683

YearConferenceRegionSeed
Results
2019Big TenEast2
  • beat E 15 Bradley 76-65
  • beat E 10 Minnesota 70-50
  • beat E 3 LSU 80-63
  • +beat E 1 Duke 68-67
  • -lost to W 3 Texas Tech 51-61
  • 2018Big TenMidwest3
  • beat M 14 Bucknell 82-78
  • -lost to M 11 Syracuse 53-55
  • 2017Big TenMidwest9
  • +beat M 8 Miami-Florida 78-58
  • lost to M 1 Kansas 70-90
  • 2016Big TenMidwest2
  • -lost to M 15 Middle Tenn St 81-90
  • 2015Big TenEast7
  • beat E 10 Georgia 70-63
  • +beat E 2 Virginia 60-54
  • +beat E 3 Oklahoma 62-58
  • +beat E 4 Louisville 76-70, OT
  • lost to S 1 Duke 61-81
  • 2014Big TenEast4
  • beat E 13 Delaware 93-78
  • beat E 12 Harvard 80-73
  • +beat E 1 Virginia 61-59
  • -lost to E 7 Connecticut 54-60
  • 2013Big TenMidwest3
  • beat M 14 Valparaiso 65-54
  • beat M 6 Memphis 70-48
  • lost to M 2 Duke 61-71
  • 2012Big TenWest1
  • beat W 16 Long Island 89-67
  • beat W 9 Saint Louis 65-61
  • -lost to W 4 Louisville 44-57
  • 2011Big TenSoutheast10
  • lost to SE 7 UCLA 76-78
  • 2010Big TenMidwest5
  • beat M 12 New Mexico St 70-67
  • +beat M 4 Maryland 85-83
  • beat M 9 Northern Iowa 59-52
  • beat M 6 Tennessee 70-69
  • lost to W 5 Butler 50-52
  • 2009Big TenMidwest2
  • beat M 15 Robert Morris 77-62
  • beat M 10 Southern Cal 74-69
  • beat M 3 Kansas 67-62
  • +beat M 1 Louisville 64-52
  • +beat W 1 Connecticut 82-73
  • lost to S 1 North Carolina 72-89
  • 2008Big TenSouth5
  • beat S 12 Temple 72-61
  • +beat S 4 Pittsburgh 65-54
  • lost to S 1 Memphis 74-92
  • 2007Big TenEast9
  • +beat E 8 Marquette 61-49
  • lost to E 1 North Carolina 67-81
  • 2006Big TenEast6
  • -lost to E 11 George Mason 65-75
  • 2005Big TenSouth5
  • beat S 12 Old Dominion 89-81
  • beat S 13 Vermont 72-61
  • +beat S 1 Duke 78-68
  • +beat S 2 Kentucky 94-88, 2 OT
  • lost to E 1 North Carolina 71-87
  • 2004Big TenMidwest7
  • -lost to M 10 Nevada 66-72
  • 2003Big TenSouth7
  • beat S 10 Colorado 79-64
  • +beat S 2 Florida 68-46
  • +beat S 6 Maryland 60-58
  • lost to S 1 Texas 76-85
  • 2002Big TenEast10
  • lost to E 7 North Carolina St 58-69
  • 2001Big TenSouth1
  • beat S 16 Alabama St 69-35
  • beat S 9 Fresno St 81-65
  • beat S 12 Gonzaga 77-62
  • beat S 11 Temple 69-62
  • -lost to M 2 Arizona 61-80
  • 2000Big TenMidwest1
  • beat M 16 Valparaiso 65-38
  • beat M 8 Utah 73-61
  • beat M 4 Syracuse 75-58
  • beat M 2 Iowa State 75-64
  • beat W 8 Wisconsin 53-41
  • beat E 5 Florida 89-76
  • 1999Big TenMidwest1
  • beat M 16 Mt St. Mary's 76-53
  • beat M 9 Mississippi 74-66
  • beat M 13 Oklahoma 54-46
  • beat M 3 Kentucky 73-66
  • lost to E 1 Duke 62-68
  • 1998Big TenEast4
  • beat E 13 Eastern Mich 83-71
  • beat E 5 Princeton 63-56
  • lost to E 1 North Carolina 58-73
  • 1995Big TenSoutheast3
  • -lost to SE 14 Weber St 72-79
  • 1994Big TenSoutheast7
  • beat SE 10 Seton Hall 84-73
  • lost to SE 2 Duke 74-85
  • 1992Big TenMidwest5
  • beat M 12 Missouri St 61-54
  • lost to M 4 Cincinnati 65-77
  • 1991Big TenWest5
  • beat W 12 Wis-Green Bay 60-58
  • lost to W 4 Utah 84-85, 2 OT
  • 1990Big TenSoutheast1
  • beat SE 16 Murray St 75-71, OT
  • beat SE 9 UC Santa Barbara 62-58
  • -lost to SE 4 Georgia Tech 80-81, OT
  • 1986Big TenMidwest5
  • beat M 12 Washington 72-70
  • +beat M 4 Georgetown 80-68
  • lost to M 1 Kansas 86-96, OT
  • 1985Big TenMidwest10
  • lost to M 7 UAB 68-70
  • 1979Big TenMideast2
  • beat ME 10 Lamar 95-64
  • beat ME 3 LSU 87-71
  • +beat ME 1 Notre Dame 80-68
  • beat E 9 Pennsylvania 101-67
  • +beat M 1 Indiana St 75-64
  • 1978Big TenMideast
  • beat Providence 77-63
  • beat Western Ky 90-69
  • lost to Kentucky 49-52
  • 1959Big TenMideast
  • beat Marquette 74-69
  • lost to Louisville 81-88
  • 1957Big TenMideast
  • beat Notre Dame 85-83
  • beat Kentucky 80-68
  • lost to North Carolina 70-74, 3 OT
  • lost to San Francisco 60-67