The Wolfpack will split into two squads and host seven other teams in the day-long event at Reynolds Coliseum.
Third-year head coach Bryan Bunn and his staff are well-known in and familiar with the Lone Star State. Three Wolfpack players are also from Texas. The Pack plays Texas A&M on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the first round of the NCAA volleyball championships.
After winning first set, NC State's volleyball team loses the next two and falls 15-7 in the decisive fifth set. The Pack will find out Sunday at 4 p.m. if it is selected for the 64-team NCAA Championship field for the first time since 1987.
The fourth-place Wolfpack will face the third-place Tar Heels in a 2 p.m. contest at Carmichael Arena in Chapel Hill. Admission is free for all spectators.
Sophomore Dariyan Hopper led the Wolfpack in kills and hitting in wins over Virginia and Virginia Tech.