HOUSTON -- Chynna Brown had 21 points and eight rebounds to lead Texas Tech (AP No. 25) to an 88-58 win over Houston on Wednesday night.
Kierra Mallard added 16 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks for Texas Tech (2-0), which shot 43 percent from the floor and outrebounded Houston 55-41. Casey Morris had 16 points and six boards.
Porsche Landry led Houston (0-2) with 20 points and Roxana Button scored 14 for the Cougars, who committed 24 turnovers that led to 29 points for Texas Tech.
The Red Raiders raced out to a 22-2 lead in the first eight minutes. Brown scored five points and Mallard, Shauntel Nobles and Christine Hyde each had four apiece in the run.
Texas Tech led 39-16 at halftime.