UC Davis trailed by seven at the break, but pushed to a 48-46 lead at the 7:39 mark. Sypkens hit two 3-pointers and Hawkins hit another to grab a five-point lead with 58 seconds left.
Joel Awich answered with a jumper and a dunk to cut the Mustang's deficit to one. After two Hawkins free throws, Cal Poly missed on two 3-point attempts. Iggy Nujic hit a free throw for the final margin.
Illinois coach John Groce says forward Leron Black has rejoined the team but will sit out the first six games next season after pleading guilty to misdemeanor aggravated assault.
Penn State's board of trustees has approved allowing some fans to buy alcohol at the university's football and basketball stadiums, as well as other athletic facilities.
Auburn point guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen will not play his senior season after battling shoulder problems over the last two seasons.