Newcomers Terry Martin and Jon Plefka had 14 points a piece, followed by Martin Zeno with 12. Martin and Plefka also pulled down 7 boards and dished out 3 assists each. Freshman Dior Lowhorn was 4-4 from the field and finished with 8 points.
Tech dominated the boards, out-rebounding TCU 42 to 21. Tech shot 49% from the field and 80% from the free throw line. The Horned Frogs shot just 36% from the field and 50% from the charity stripe.
Texas Tech faces the University of San Francisco Saturday in California. The game will be broadcast on ESPN Full Court and the Texas Tech Television Network. Tipoff is at 9:00 p.m.