Australia had just defeated India 3-2 at home during the 1977-78 season.
Australia had just defeated Pakistan 2-0 at home during the 1983-84 season.
Their victory was especially satisfying against the Cowboys, who defeated them twice during the season.
Hunter was the only team to defeat Staten Island during the regular season.
Australia had just defeated England 3-0 at home during the 1990-91 season.
The Knights also defeated five of the top eight teams during the season, four of which were at home.
The Nets defeated the Knicks four of five times during the regular season.
Geelong defeated Richmond once during the season but could not do it again in the first week of the finals.
In their previous meeting, the Buckeyes defeated Indiana 34-20, during the 2011 season.
In their previous meeting, the Buckeyes defeated Wisconsin 33-29, during the 2011 season.