College men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

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

No. 4/4 Pepperdine (11-2, 4-0 MPSF) vs. No 6/6 UCLA (12-4, 4-0 MPSF)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Los Angeles
Follow live: Live stats, Radio feed, In-Match tweets, Live Video (Pac-12 Network), Off the Block Instagram (stories)
What to know: Tonight is a battle for first place in the MPSF as No. 4/4 Pepperdine comes to Pauley Pavilion to take on No. 6/6 UCLA. Both teams are undefeated in conference play, and both are coming in off of wins – Pepperdine a 3-1 victory against Concordia-Irvine and UCLA a sweep against cross-town rival USC. Both are also bringing in momentum as Pepperdine is on a six match win streak and hasn’t lost a match since January 27 while UCLA has won their last two matches after rebounding from a disappointing 0-3 loss at No. 1/1 Long Beach two weeks ago. Players to watch on Pepperdine include outside attacker David Wieczorek, who averages 4.84 points/game and 0.51 aces/game and put up 21 points against Grand Canyon and 26.5 points against Concordia-Irvine. Opposite Michael Wexter who has been similarly impressive in recent matches, averages 4.1 points/game, putting up 23 points against Grand Canyon and 26 points against Concordia-Irvine. On the UCLA side, senior setter Micah Ma’a continues to put service pressure on opponents, averaging 0.67 aces/game, which ranks second in the nation, and has led the Bruins to one of the highest attacking percentages in the NCAA. In fact, middle attacker Kofi Gyimah leads the nation in attacking effiency, hitting .554 while averaging 3.68 points/game. Opposite Brandon Rattray averages 4.44 points/game and 0.43 aces/game and has scored a total of 37 points in UCLA’s last two matches. UCLA has been without the services of senior outside attacker Dylan Missry for their last six matches.Both teams rank in the top 10 nationwide for kills/game and aces/game, but are consistently outblocked by their opponents and rank in the bottom ten nationwide for blocks/game.

Lees-McRae (1-11, 1-5 ConfCarolinas) vs. King (8-5, 6-2 ConfCarolinas)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Bristol, Tennessee
Follow live:Live stats, Live Video

North Greenville (9-6, 6-3 ConfCarolinas) vs. Erskine (5-11, 3-5 ConfCarolinas)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Tigerville, South Carolina
Follow live:Live stats, Live Video

Emmanuel (6-10, 2-6 ConfCarolinas) vs. Limestone (5-7, 4-4 ConfCarolinas)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Gaffney, South Carolina
Follow live:Live stats, Live Video

Division III National Matches of the Day

No. 2 Stevens (13-1) vs. NYU (6-6)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Brooklyn, New York
Follow live: Live stats, Live Video

No. 3 Benedictine (12-1) vs. Aurora (5-6)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Aurora, Illinois
Follow live: Live stats, Live Video

No. 4 Carthage (11-1) vs. No. 7 Dominican (9-3)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Follow live: Live stats, Live Video

No. 5 Kean (12-3) vs. Ramapo (7-7)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Mahwah, New Jersey
Follow live: Live stats, Live Video

No. 6 Stevenson (14-3) vs. Messiah (8-4)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Owings Mills, Maryland
Follow live: Live stats, Live Video

NAIA National Match of the Day

No. 5 Grand View (10-1) vs. Missouri Valley (6-6)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Des Moines, Iowa
Follow live: Live stats, Live Video