Huskers Fall to George Mason in Cayman Islands Classic

Lincoln – Dachon Burke Jr. had 14 points to pace four Huskers in double figures, but Nebraska was unable to slow down George Mason in the second half as the Huskers fell 85-66 In the semifinals of the Cayman Islands Classic Tuesday evening.

George Mason (7-1) shot 60 percent in the second half, including 7-of-12 from 3-point range, to pull away from the Huskers down the stretch.

With the win, George Mason advanced to Wednesday’s title game against New Mexico State, while the Huskers (3-3) saw their three-game win streak snapped and will play in the third-place game against South Florida on Wednesday at 4 p.m. (CT).