Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 12/11

It’s Tuesday, December 11 which means the week is in full swing and you should probably treat yourself to some tacos later today. 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

The 2018 college football regular season is in the books and we are now nearing bowl season. But before we could enjoy the College Football Playoff and some other exhibition games, it was time to take a look at the postseason honors.

The 2018-19 college basketball season is in full swing and on Monday, December 10 the Associated Press announced its latest AP Top 25 poll for Week 6. Sitting at the No. 1 spot is the Kansas Jayhawks, moving up one spot from No. 2. Previously ranked No. 1 Gonzaga dropped to No. 4 after suffering an upset loss to Tennessee on Sunday.

COED Girl of the Day

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Today, we feature Lilly Skjoldahl, a student at Florida International University. Lilly is a personal trainer and yoga teacher, who is part of the FIU Master of Science in Athletic Training program.

Entertainment News

On Monday, December 10, 2018, the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced the list of nominations for the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards. Each year, the Critics’ Choice Awards are looked at as an accurate predictor of the Academy Awards.

Viral Clip of the Day


— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) December 11, 2018

Don’t let people tell you otherwise: the Showtime Lakers are back!

Food of the Day

Top items to warm up with at halftime:
✅Kingdom Inferno Sandwich
✅Nashville Hot Chicken Mac N Cheese
✅Anything In BBQ Alley#ChiefsKingdom #BALvsKC

— Arrowhead Eats (@ArrowheadEats) December 9, 2018

Everyone is going to need to head to Arrowhead Stadium with a menu like this: Kingdom Inferno Sandwich and Nashville Hot Chicken Mac N Cheese?! Bring on ALL the spice!