Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

Check out all the matches today involving NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams and how to follow them live.


Barton (19-5, 15-2 ConfCarolinas) vs. Mount Olive (16-8, 14-3 ConfCarolinas)
Match vitals:
7 p.m. in Wilson, North Carolina
Follow live: Live stats, Online video, In-match tweets
What to know: All Barton needs to do is beat its biggest rival and it will win its first conference regular season championship in program history. Barton enters its regular season finale against Mount Olive tied with King for first place in the Conference Carolinas. The Bulldogs, though, own the head-to-head tiebreaker, and with a victory, regardless of what the Tornado do their final match, they can be assured the regular season title along with the No. 1 seed and home court advantage throughout the Conference Carolinas Tournament. Barton leads the conference and is fifth in the nation with a .323 attack percentage, including hitting above its season average in eight home matches this year. Setter Federico Pagilara also is third in the nation with a 10.56 assists per game average. In addition, the Bulldogs are only Conference Carolinas team with multiple players in the nation’s top 25 for kills. Freshman opposite Angelos Mandilaris is fifth in the conference with a 3.39 kills per game average and has double-digit kills in all but two matches since returning to the court mid-February. The freshman also had a match-high 16 kills on a .414 attack percentage in a four-game road victory against Mount Olive on Feb. 22. Along with Angelos Mandilaris, Barton outside attacker Vasilis Mandilaris is among the conference and national leaders averaging 3.32 kills per game. Mount Olive enters this rivalry match in third place in the Conference Carolinas and still has a chance to win the conference regular season title and No. 1 seed for the conference tournament. To be guaranteed a first-place finish, Mount Olive would need to sweep Barton and King would have to lose its regular season finale against North Greenville. Mount Olive opposite Robert Poole is second in the conference with a 3.53 kills per game average. Barton in first meeting this season held Poole to seven kills and a zero attack percentage. However, the junior also had five aces in the loss. Poole leads the Conference Carolinas and is fourth in the nation averaging 0.59 aces per game.

King (26-3, 15-2 ConfCarolinas) vs. North Greenville (8-17, 7-10 ConfCarolinas)
Match vitals:
p.m. in Bristol, Tennessee
Follow live: Live stats, Online video, In-match tweets

Lees-McRae (10-15, 8-9 ConfCarolinas) vs. Limestone (11-10, 11-6 ConfCarolinas)
Match vitals:
7 p.m. in Gaffney, South Carolina
Follow live: Live stats