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UCLA Wins Men’s Volleyball Title

May 6, 2000

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) _ UCLA took early leads in the first two games, then battled back from a 13-8 deficit in the third Saturday to sweep Ohio State and win the NCAA men’s volleyball title for the 18th time.

Ohio State built a 5-point lead before UCLA had 5-0 run and eventually forced overtime in the final match. The Bruins won it 17-15 after taking the first two games 15-8 and 15-10.

The Bruins, who have won the title more than any team in NCAA history, gave Coach Al Scates his 20th overall.

UCLA finished the season 29-5. Ohio State went 25-4.

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