Thomas finished 9-for-12 shooting and gathered eight rebounds. Tyler Cochran scored 10 for Ball State (8-10, 3-4 Mid-American Conference) which finished with a season-high 20 assists as the Cardinals shot 62.5% (30 for 48).
Dae Dae Grant tied a season high with 26 points for the RedHawks (9-9, 3-4) and Miami put up a season-low 19 first-half points.
Emoni Bates, former No. 1 basketball recruit and Memphis Tiger, transferring to Eastern Michigan
Emoni Bates, a No. 1 recruit coming out of high school before playing his freshman season at Memphis, announced Wednesday that he is transferring to Eastern Michigan.
Men's college basketball coaching changes for 2022-23
An up-to-date list of every coaching change in college basketball ahead of the 2022-23 season.
Roy Williams, Jim Calhoun among five coaches headed to College Basketball Hall of Fame
Five coaches -- Roy Williams, Jim Calhoun, John Beilein, Lon Kruger and Jerry Krause -- have been named to the National College Basketball Hall of Fame along with former players Richard Hamilton, Larry Miller, Frank Selvy and Jimmy Walker.