It’s Throwback Thursday, Oct. 4 with the weekend rapidly approaching. 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
Kevin Nickelberry, the head basketball coach at Howard University, is being sued by former players for allegedly misleading the players about the nature of the school’s basketball program and showing gross negligence that led to physical, emotional and financial harm.
Marc Tarabocchia, a 20-year-old junior college football player at Stonehill College in Massachusetts, passed away suddenly on the morning of Tuesday, September 2.
COED Girl of the Day
Meet Taylor Arnold, a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha-Iota Phi sorority, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at North Carolina State.
Chris Pratt, Elon Musk, Rory McIlroy, Matt Damon, Anthony Kiedis, Megan Fox, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, Joel Kinnaman, Mark Consuelos and Mike Tyson are all reportedly set to be in attendance at UFC 229 to watch The Notorious Conor McGregor take on Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Conor McGregor is set to return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the first time in nearly two years for the main event of UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The former two-division champion is set to face off against current UFC lightweight titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov to headline the pay-per-view.
Viral Clip of the Day
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 4, 2018
Basketball is finally back and Brook Lopez quickly reminded Jabari Parker that it is time to get serious.
Food of the Day
— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) October 3, 2018
Bacon is my jam.