Jones made 9 of 11 shots.
Naji Marshall had 14 points and seven rebounds for Xavier (13-13, 5-8 Big East Conference), which ended its four-game road losing streak. Zach Hankins added 13 points. Quentin Goodin had 13 points and seven assists for the visiting team.
The Musketeers evened the season series against the Friars with the win. Providence defeated Xavier 64-62 on Jan. 23. Xavier matches up against Seton Hall on the road on Wednesday. Providence plays St. John's at home on Wednesday.