Day 3 of men's Olympic water polo is a key day as teams are starting to make separation in group play with some teams needing wins to stay in contention to be in the top four. One of those teams is Hungary who has won the past three Olympic gold medals in water polo and came into the tournament on a 17-game winning streak has lost their first two games and are in a must win situation in Group B.
Greece is also in a tough spot in Group A as they have one point after losing to Croatia and tying Italy. They are sitting in fifth p lace.
Teams that are looking good are the United States and Serbia in Group B who are both undefeated and Croatia is 2-0 in Group A with Italy having three points and in second place.
Here is Thursday's schedule:
Spain vs. Australia, Online 5 a.m. ET
Greece vs. Kazakhstan, Online 5 a.m. ET
Montenegro vs. Serbia, Online 9:10 a.m. ET, TV: MSNBC
Romania vs. Hungary, Online 9:10 a.m. ET, TV: MSNBC
Great Britain vs. United States, Online 1:20 p.m. ET, TV: NBC 1:20 p.m. ET, 12:20 p.m. CT (LIVE), 12:20 p.m. MT & PT (Tape Delay)
Italy vs. Croatia, Online 1:20 p.m. ET
MSNBC notes live for the 9:10 a.m. ET games, but what the NBC website says is that Montenegro vs. Serbia and then Romania vs. Hungary. So, likely just the former game is live with the latter on delay.