DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Corey Hawkins pumped in 30 points and UC Davis closed out its Big West Conference regular-season championship with an 80-61 win over UC Irvine on Saturday night.
The Aggies (24-5, 14-2) clinched the regular-season crown Thursday and heads into the Big West tournament as the No. 1 seed. They’ll open against eighth-seeded Cal State-Northridge on Thursday in Anaheim. UC Irvine (18-12, 11-5) will be the No. 3 seed and face No. 6 UC Riverside.READ MORE: Crews Working To Contain Casitas Fire Burning Near Ojai
Hawkins finishes his career as part of Division I college basketball’s No. 2 all-time father-son scoring duo. He and his father, Hersey, combined to score more than 4,600 points. Dell Curry and his son, Stephen, finished with 5,020.READ MORE: LA County Business Owners Anticipate COVID Restrictions Lifting Tuesday
The Aggies trailed by four at intermission, but Hawkins jumper with 15:34 remaining gave UC Davis the lead for good, 38-37.MORE NEWS: Luxury Vacations Are State's Latest COVID Vaccine Incentives
Will Davis II and Mamadou Ndiaye finished with 12 and 11 points, respectively, for UC Irvine.