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WATCH LIVE: Final group day of volleyball features USA men in must win

Volleyball - Olympics: Day 8

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Erik Shoji #22 and Matthew Anderson #1 of United States react against France during a Men’s Preliminary Pool B match on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracanazinho on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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It’s win and move on, lose and go home -- so to speak -- for the United States men’s volleyball team when it faces Mexico on Monday in Rio.

The 2-2 men sit fifth in the table but are the only team yet to play winless Mexico, a side with just one set won to its credit so far.

With 2-2 Brazil playing 2-2 France, both sides the U.S. has beaten, a win would push the Americans into the Top Four (and the knockout rounds).

USA players Matt Anderson and Aaron Russell are tied for second in points this tournament, with Erik Shoji pacing the tourney with 2.0 digs per game.


Men’s volleyball -- 9:30 a.m. EDT

USA vs. Mexico -- 11:35 a.m. EDT

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