Darius Morris scored 17 points and handed out seven assists for the Wolverines (18-12, 8-9 Big Ten) who have won five of their last seven. Stu Douglass added 12 points as he knocked down 4-of-8 shots behind the three-point line.
Michigan led 35-33 at halftime after shooting 13-of-29 from the floor in the first half. The Wolverines were 9-of-22 from long range in the period but failed to make a single trip to the free-throw line.
Michigan was 3-of-6 from outside the arc after halftime, while Minnesota was just 1-of-7, en route to the seven-point decision.
Michigan finished the game 12-of-28 from long range, which helped the Wolverines offset a rebounding deficit of 36-28.