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.
- No. 25 Iowa rolls over Idaho State 95-47
- Baylor-Kentucky instant classic for women's game
- No. 24 Gonzaga routs Portland State 96-47
- Top-ranked UConn routs UC Davis 97-37
- Jones leads No. 2 Duke women past No. 16 Purdue
- No. 11 Colorado slips past Wyoming 63-59 on road
- No. 20 Iowa St. has no problem with N. Iowa 83-55
- No. 8 Maryland women beat Ohio State 67-55
- Cable scores 21, No. 4 Irish beat UCLA 90-48
- O'Neill, UK women top Baylor 133-130 in 4 OTs
- No. 7 Louisville women lose G Slaughter for season
- No. 25 Iowa beats No. 22 Syracuse 97-91
- Massengale off to fast start for No. 3 Lady Vols
- Achonwa leads No. 4 Irish women past No. 10 PSU
- Balance lifts No. 17 Oklahoma by W. Illinois 97-80
- No. 18 UNC topples No. 15 Nebraska 75-62