No. 25 Texas Tech 88, Houston 58

Chynna Brown had 21 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 25

Texas Tech 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.