FIVB World Championship matches to follow today

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The United States will begin its attempt to win the country’s first FIVB World Championship gold medal in more than 30 years.

The defending Olympic bronze medalists will play Serbia in its tournament opener on Wednesday. Check out all the FIVB World Championship pool-play matches to follow today and how to follow them live.

Pool C matches

United States. (0-0, 0 points) vs. Serbia (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
8:30 p.m. (1:30 p.m. CST) in Bari, Italy
Follow live: Live stats, Pay-per-view online video, In-match tweets
NCAA players on U.S. roster: Matt Anderson (Penn State 2006-08); Taylor Averill (Hawai’i 2012-15) Micah Christenson (USC 2012-15); Max Holt (Penn State 2006-09); Jeff Jendryk (Loyola 2015-18); Jake Langlois (BYU 2014-17); Dan McDonnell (UC Irvine 2011-12); Ben Patch (BYU 2013, 2016-17); Aaron Russell (Penn State 2012-15); Taylor Sander (BYU 2011-14); Kawika Shoji (Stanford 2007-10); Erik Shoji (Stanford 2009-12); David Smith (UC Irvine 2004-07); Dustin Watten (Long Beach State 2005-09)
NCAA players on Serbia roster: None

Cameroon (0-0, 0 points) vs. Tunisia (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
2 p.m. (7 a.m. CST) in Bari, Italy
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Cameroon roster: None
NCAA players on Tunisia roster: None

Australia (0-0, 0 points) vs. Russia (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
5 p.m. (10 a.m. CST) in Bari, Italy
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Australia roster: Paul Carroll (Pepperdine 2006-09); Thomas Hodges (Pacific 2014; UC Irvine 2015-17)
NCAA players on Russia roster: None

Pool A matches

Dominican Republic (0-0, 0 points) vs. Slovenia (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
5 p.m. (10 a.m. CST) in Florence, Italy
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Dominican Republic roster: None
NCAA players on Slovenia roster: None

Belgium (0-0, 0 points) vs. Argentina (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
8:30 p.m. (1:30 p.m. CST) in Florence, Italy
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Belgium roster: None
NCAA players on Argentina roster: None

Pool B matches

France (0-0, 0 points) vs. China (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
2 p.m. (6 a.m. CST) in Ruse, Bulgaria
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on France roster: Kevin Tillie (UC Irvine 2012-13)
NCAA players on China roster: None

Netherlands(0-0, 0 points) vs. Canada (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
5 p.m. (9 a.m. CST) in Ruse, Bulgaria
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Netherlands roster: None
NCAA players on Canada roster: None

Brazil (0-0, 0 points) vs. Egypt (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
8:30 p.m. (12:30 p.m. CST) in Ruse, Bulgaria
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Brazil roster: None
NCAA players on Egypt roster: None

Pool D matches

Iran (0-0, 0 points) vs. Puerto Rico (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
5 p.m. (9 a.m. CST) in Varna, Bulgaria
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Iran roster: None
NCAA players on Puerto Rico roster: Dennis Del Valle (Penn State 2008-11), Arturo Iglesias (Cal Baptist 2015-17), Eduardo Goas (Penn State 2009-12 Pedro Nieves (Grand View (NAIA) 2013-16); Eddie Riveria (Purdue Fort Wayne 2011-14), Jonathan Rodriguez (Springfield 2016-17), Sequiel Sanchez (Elms 2009, Baruch 2010), Maurice Torres (Pepperdine 2010-13)

Cuba (0-0, 0 points) vs. Poland (0-0, 0 points)
Match vitals:
8:30 p.m. (12:30 p.m. CST) in Varna, Bulgaria
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Cuba roster: None
NCAA players on Poland roster: None