OXFORD, Ohio -- Freshman guard Reggie Johnson scored 21 points as Miami (Ohio) led from the start in a 76-58 nonconference victory over James Madison on Saturday.
Miami led by as many as 19 points in the first half and was up 37-26 at halftime.
Johnson scored four of Miami's first six second-half baskets, including two 3-pointers, as the RedHawks pushed their lead to 16 points, 51-35, with 15:31 remaining.
The Dukes (1-4) never got closer than 10 points after that.
Shooting guard Jaylen Nowell, ranked No. 45 in the ESPN 100, chose the Washington Huskies on Wednesday over California. As a junior he led Garfield Heights to a state championship and was named MVP of the tournament.
Donnie Tyndall has filed an appeal to reverse the 10-year show cause penalty he received from the NCAA in April for violations that occurred while he was coaching Southern Mississippi.
Top-50 prospect Jaylen Nowell committed to Washington on Wednesday. Nowell, a shooting guard, is No. 45 on the ESPN 100.