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.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.