Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 6/2

The weekend is officially here, with Saturday, June 2 kicking into full swing. College life can be busy, so at times it can be tough to keep up with the daily news cycle. That’s why we bring you Campus Connect, where you can catch the latest news in college sports and entertainment to keep on top of the buzz that everyone on campus will be talking about.

What happened last night? What events are coming up today? We have you covered with all of that and more.

Let’s dive right in.


College Sports News

ESPN has announced the matchups for the 2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge, which is in its 20th year. Beginning Monday, November 26, there will be three days of matchups between the two conferences which includes potential top 25 matchups between UNC and Michigan, Purdue and Florida State, Duke and Indiana, Virginia and Maryland, and Syracuse and Ohio State.

Nick Saban grabs a few of his best players for a ‘leadership weekend’ where they head up to the lake and he takes them out on his boat for a little tubing. Usually, he takes them up to his Lake Burton house in Georgia, but it appears this year they settled for Lake Tuscaloosa and things got really weird.


COED Girl of the Day

Kiana Lede, who was born Kiana Brown, is a singer and actress who first rose to fame as Zoe Vaugh on season 2 of MTV’s horror series Scream. The 21-year-old rising star is now looking to take her music career to the next level and recently dropped a new video for her standout single “Fairplay.” The new take on the single is an acoustic, stripped down version that allows Lede’s talents to really shine.


Entertainment News

If you need some inspiration, why not check out some of the fitness experts on Instagram? Here is a list of some of the top social media influencers in the fitness world.

With the weekend upon us, here is a look at some of the best movie trailers you may have missed throughout the week. From Mowgli to Papillon to Sicario: Day of the Soldado, here are the trailers you need to see.


What’s Happening Today?

The past 2 days without hockey have felt like https://t.co/VZiXFKJJ4u.#VegasBorn pic.twitter.com/BEYOzJk3Yl

— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) June 2, 2018

The Stanley Cup Playoffs resume on Saturday night with Game 3 between the Las Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals.


Viral Clip of the Day

Marlon Moraes, bruh, we felt that one from Los Angeles 😳. pic.twitter.com/n3vttSlzVw

— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 2, 2018

Marlon Moraes scored a devastating knockout of Jimmie Rivera at UFC Fight Night 131, with a headkick that sounded like a baseball bat connecting with a 400-foot bomb.


Food of the Day

BACON-WRAPPED BURRITO at @ElPremioMayor_ (Cred: @amygillsports) 🥓🥓 pic.twitter.com/KFtMkqUjRC

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 31, 2018

You’ll never meet anyone who doesn’t like Tex-Mex food. Wrap that monster up with some bacon and you’re really going to be winning at life.