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.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.