Western Michigan (6-5) broke away early as Brown fueled a 19-2 run to open the game with a pair of 3-pointers, moving out to a 40-24 advantage at the break. They led by as many as 42 points in the second half, coasting to a shooting percentage of 56.9.
Prairie View A&M (2-9) took the lead on the opening possession with a Demondre Chapman layup, but went on a scoring drought until the 11:58 mark in the first half. Chapman led the Panthers with 23 points on 8-of-17 shooting and seven boards.
NCAA title game hero Kris Jenkins said he will withdraw his name from the NBA draft and return to Villanova for his senior season.
Andy Katz breaks down the likelihood of Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina or Oklahoma making a run to the Final Four next season.
Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent.