Reggie Jones scores career-high 26 in Western Michigan win

Posted at 8:29 AM, Feb 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-08 08:30:32-05

Reggie Jones hit four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 26 points, Thomas Wilder added 18 points, and Western Michigan beat Miami (Ohio) 72-55 on Tuesday night.

Jones, with a previous best of 24 points, was 10 of 18 from the floor and only missed three 3-pointers. Wilder was 11 of 13 from the free-throw line and finished in double figures for the 22nd time in 23 games this season.

Seth Dugan added 14 points with seven rebounds for Western Michigan (8-15, 4-7 Mid-American).

WMU led 28-24 at halftime and Tucker Haymond hit a wide-open 3-pointer to give the Broncos their first double-digit lead at 51-40 with 9:04 left. Jones made a 3 with 1:18 left for WMU's largest lead at 21 points.

Marcus Weathers scored 13 points, seven coming from the line, before fouling out with 6:09 left for Miami (9-15, 2-9). Milos Jovic added nine points.