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.
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- Lyon leads No. 19 Northwestern women past Creighton, 75-52
- Jones helps No. 6 Maryland hold off South Dakota St 62-55
- Blair wins 700th game as No. 10 Texas A&M women beat Cal
- No. 22 Louisville women pull away to beat Marist 65-53
- No. 24 George Washington women edge No. 25 Iowa 81-77 in 2OT
- Defense helps No. 4 Lady Vols outlast Albany 63-55
- No. 13 Stanford women cruise past Missouri State 82-65
- Wilson lifts No. 2 South Carolina past No. 16 Arizona State
- No. 8 Mississippi St cruises past Norfolk State, 92-34
- No. 20 Michigan State women cruise past Cincinnati 103-63
- Mitchell leads No. 11 Ohio State to 75-65 defeat of Liberty
- No. 3 Irish use balanced effort to rout Denver 94-52
- Chidom leads No. 15 Duke women to 86-48 win over Iowa State
- Bulgak helps No. 14 Florida State beat LIU 78-42
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