The Wolverines (13-3, 3-1 Big Ten) have won eight of nine games, a stretch started by handing No. 2 Duke its only loss.
The Hawkeyes (11-6, 1-3) didn't have a double-digit scorer until Matt Gatens made a 3-point shot with 2 minutes left. Iowa lost for the fourth time in six games, dating to a 17-point loss to Drake.
Michigan was in control from the start, scoring the first two baskets en route to a 15-4 lead. The Wolverines led 32-16 at halftime and didn't have any trouble keeping its big lead.
Reggie Witherspoon, who spent more than 13 seasons coaching at Buffalo, is returning to the city to coach Canisius College.
North Carolina Hall of Fame men's basketball coach Roy Williams is recovering from knee-replacement surgery.
Sparkling facilities are one thing, but Tim Miles needs to regain the momentum of Nebraska's 2014 run to the NCAAs if it is to play with the big boys.