SMU (3-0) maintained its focus at the free-throw line most of the night, converting 24 of 28 attempts.
Jones also contributed eight rebounds. Teammate Ryan Manuel scored 14 points and pulled down seven rebounds.
SMU held a 14-10 advantage in second-chance points and a 10-8 edge in fast-break points.
It's about time for someone other than Duke and Kentucky to grab the top class. Could it be Tom Izzo and Michigan State in 2017?
There's nowhere to go but up for the Eagles, who were winless in the ACC last season but return a slew of young players who gained valuable experience.
Officials: North Carolina must show proof of discrimination-free zone, or lose NCAA tournament games
North Carolina must prove to the NCAA that its host arenas will provide a discrimination-free zone or risk losing NCAA tournament games in 2017 and 2018, multiple officials told ESPN.