Hardaway added six rebounds and four assists while Trey Burke added 12 points and seven helpers as the Wolverines (3-0) scored a first-round win in the NIT Season Tip-Off.
The victory was the third straight one-sided win for Michigan to open the 2012-13 season.
Cleveland State (2-1) was led by Anton Grady's 15 points.
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