The Aggies (4-9) erased a four-point halftime deficit, opening the second half with an early 10-2 surge to assume the lead.
Air Force (6-5) pulled back on top with a Marek Olesinski layup and a 3-pointer by Max Yon, but UC Davis responded. Georgi Funtarov gave the Aggies the lead back with a tip in and Hawkins hit a 3-pointer to ignite a 17-3 run, pushing UC Davis to its largest lead, 61-48 with 8:49 remaining.
UC Davis shot 50.9 percent from the field. Nujic finished with 12 points.
Hammonds and Tre' Coggins each had 20 points for Air Force.