Recap: UC Davis vs. Air Force
Davis, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Corey Hawkins led the way with 20 points, as the UC Davis Aggies held off the Air Force Falcons, 80-74, in non-conference action at The Pavilion.
Hawkins shot 6-of-13 from the field and 7-of-8 from the free-throw line for UCD (4-9), which snapped out of a seven-game losing streak. Ryan Sypkens netted 17 points, while Iggy Nujic chipped in 12.
For Air Force (6-5), Justin Hammonds was outstanding with 20 points on 10- of-15 from the field while also adding seven rebounds, three assists and three steals. Tre' Coggins also scored 20 points to go with seven assists, and Max Yon brought 13 points to the table.
Air Force took a 38-34 lead at intermission by shooting 47.1 percent from the field, including 6-of-12 from 3-point range. UCD lagged slightly behind, shooting 45.8 percent from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.
The Aggies took control of the game midway through the second half by ripping off a 17-3 run to take a 13-point lead with under nine minutes left. The Falcons brought their deficit to just four with 2:16 remaining on a Hammonds layup, but UCD sealed its fate with seven unanswered points.
UCD was impressive from the foul line, shooting 21-of-24. Air Force made 87.5 percent of its tries from the stripe but had just eight attempts.Game Notes