Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 1/18

It’s Friday, January 18, so let’s have some fun. 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

LaMelo Ball is only in high school, but the standout basketball prospect is reportedly carrying a hefty price. According to Adam Zagoria of, Big Baller Brand is charging a whopping $3,500 just to film LaMelo’s high school games.

After the Clemson football program hilariously received a fast food buffet from the White House, Ayesha Curry is looking to step in. The wife of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry offered to give the team a proper feast after they were treated to Wendy’s, McDonald’s, Burger King, an Pizza Hut during their trip to Washington, D.C.

COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Katie Bente, a student in the University of Miami. Katie is a member of the Delta Phi Epsilon sorority on campus.

Entertainment News

Details are beginning to surface regarding Mortal Kombat 11 and a famous star is set to voice one of the characters. On Thursday, January 17, it was announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion and current WWE Women’s Raw Champion Ronda Rousey will be starring in the game as Sonya Blade.

Viral Clip of the Day

ICYMI: Ja Morant floated 👀

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 18, 2019

There are really no words.

Food of the Day

NEW for #NEvsKC at @Chiefs: Let’s Roll Tacos — Pork Belly, Citrus Pomegranate Relish + Hot Pepper Jam (Cred: @ArrowheadEats) [SEC 103] #AFCChampionship 🌮🌮

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) January 18, 2019

The Kansas City Chiefs are not messing around.