Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 1/10

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It’s Thursday, January 10, and the college football season may be over but basketball season is ramping up. 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

Jalen Hurts has ended his Alabama career. After the longtime Crimson Tide signal-caller finished off the 2018 season with the program, the two-time NCAA champion has officially announced that he will be moving on from Tuscaloosa.

It is officially mock draft season. No mock draft is completely accurate, but it does give insight on each team’s needs, and who your favorite team could draft come April.


COED Girl of the Day

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✭ me because spring break is in 2 weeks ✭

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Today, we feature Savannah Cook, a student at Georgia Southern University, which is appropriately located in Savannah, Georgia. Savannah is a member of the Phi Mu sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

The 2019 iHeartMusic Awards is set to take place on March 14 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. With a couple of months until the awards ceremony, iHeartMedia dropped its list of nominations led by Cardi B, who is up for more than 12 awards.

Valerie Loureda, a recent signing to Bellator MMA, is a total knockout. The 20-year-old Loureda is a Taekwondo master and currently trains at world-renowned gym American Top Team. Loureda is a former member of the U.S. Olympic taekwondo team and is a fourth-degree black belt.


Viral Clip of the Day

Klay Thompson only needed FOUR DRIBBLES to score 43 points 😳 pic.twitter.com/k7xO0XpY3d

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 9, 2019

Klay Thompson managed to drop 43 points while putting the ball on the court just four times.


Food of the Day

New at Mercedes-Benz Superdome this week for Saints-Eagles: Crispy Alligator Skewers over Dirty Rice. pic.twitter.com/xQPwUMk6Af

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) January 9, 2019

If you needed any further proof that stadium food is beginning to elevate, look no further than this offering at the New Orleans Saints vs. Philadelphia Eagles NFL Divisional Round Playoff matchup at the Superdome which includes crispy alligator skewers over dirty rice.