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.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.