Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 12/21

It’s Friday, December 21, so who is ready for the weekend? 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

Former Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino is ready to get back into coaching. After lobbying for a gig in the NBA following his firing from Louisville, Pitino has reportedly agreed to a deal with European powerhouse Panathinaikos in Athens, Greece.

The 11th annual Under Armour All-America Game takes place on January 3, 2019, in Orlando, Florida. Drawing inspiration from the location of the game, Under Armour has decided to roll out some incredible floral-themed uniforms for the top recruits in the nation.

COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Tacy Dirscherl, a student at the University of Florida. Tacy is a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority on campus.

Entertainment News

There are certain actors who have become synonymous with the franchise that they starred in. Bruce Willis in Die Hard, Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible, Hugh Jackman in X-Men — and so on and so forth — are all examples of actors who have become the heart & soul of these highly successful franchises.

Viral Clip of the Day

This is dedication 🌲

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 21, 2018

We have heard of ugly Christmas sweaters before, but this is next level.