The score was tied at 33 when UC Davis went on a 19-6 run to go up by 13 points with 8:16 left on the clock. Furman's John Davis made a layup and then hit two free throws to put the Paladins within five, 57-52, and a 3-pointer by Daniel Fowler made it a two-point game with one minute to play.
Furman got two more chances to score but both 3-point attempts were missed.
Hawkins was 8 of 14 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Josh Fox chipped in 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting for the Aggies.
Stephen Croone led the Paladins (1-2) with 15 points, and John Davis added 14.