Houston Lauren Neaves had 27 points and 18 rebounds, leading Rice to a 73-70 upset victory over No. 14 Texas Tech.
Rice (1-1) trailed through the first half and the first 10 minutes of the second before rallying to tie the score at 43.
The Lady Owls went on an 18-7 run over the next six minutes. Neaves scored eight in the burst.
LaToya Davis scored 26 points for Tech (1-2).
No. 18 Texas 83, Sam Houston State 33
Austin, Texas -- Ashley Lindsey scored 15 points, and Erneisha Bailey added 10 for Texas (1-1).
Nebraska 84, Creighton 50
Lincoln, Neb. -- Kelsey Griffin scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Nebraska (1-1).
Texas A&M 77, St. Peter's 36
College Station, Texas -- Morenike Atunrase scored 12 for Texas A&M (1-0).