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.
The NC State volleyball team will host Virginia on Friday at 7 p.m. and Virginia Tech on Saturday at 5 p.m. in a pair of important matches in the ACC regular-season race. Saturday, both seniors Megan Cyr and Alexa Micek will be honored for their contributions to the program. Admission is free for all spectators.
The 23rd-ranked Hurricanes outhit the Wolfpack .286 to .146 in the match, to take a 3-1 victory at Reynolds Coliseum. The Wolfpack plays three of its final five matches on the road, beginning with a trip to Clemson on Friday and Georgia Tech on Saturday.
The NC State volleyball team begins practice on Aug. 7 and is looking to improve on last year's breakthrough 20-13 season. Here's a closer look at this year's squad.