Freshman Ekpe Udoh also had 11 points for the Wolverines (5-0), who were equally impressive defensively.
After trailing 6-5, Michigan took control of the game with a 26-6 run. The Wolverines held the Crimson to 6-of-27 shooting from the field and forced 12 turnovers in the first half. During one stretch, Harvard went 6:29 without scoring a point.
Michigan continued its defensive push in the second half, causing another 13 turnovers and holding Harvard to just 12 field goals. The Wolverines have not allowed an opponent this season to shoot better than 40 percent from the field.
A moment of silence was observed before the game for former Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler, who died Friday. Schembechler, who became one of college football's great coaches in two decades at Michigan, collapsed at the studios of a suburban Detroit television station, where he taped a weekly show.