Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 1/23

It’s Wednesday, January 23, and the work week is about to be over before it began. 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

NFL Draft prospect Rashan Gary is set to make history. When Gary is selected in the 2019 NFL Draft this spring, he will be entering the league with his own sporting agency, Rashan Gary Sports. It is something that has been a goal of the star defensive lineman’s since he was in high school, according to the Associated Press.

Zion Williamson is one of the best NBA draft prospects to come out in years. Williamson is the frontrunner for the Naismith Award and scored 27 points in second-ranked Duke’s victory over fourth-ranked Virginia on January 19. The freshman phenom from Spartanburg, South Carolina has been so sensational this year, that NBA legend Scottie Pippen said that he has done enough for college basketball.


COED Girl of the Day

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Today, we feature Shannon Brady, a student at Florida Atlantic University. Florida Atlantic has given us past dimes like Rachel Bush.


Entertainment News

SNL writer Sarah Beattie raised some eyebrows over the weekend with a scandalous offer in a since-deleted tweet. Like many Twitter users who love to jump in and be a part of the social media mob, Beattie was outraged by a short clip which showed Nick Sandmann, a junior at Covington Catholic High School, coming face-to-face with Native American activist and military veteran Nathan Phillips on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

Metro Boomin and 21 Savage have finally dropped the official music video for “10 Freaky Girls” track which was released in 2018. The record from Metro Boomin’s debut studio album Not All Heroes Wear Capes debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and “10 Freaky Girls was an instant fan favorite.


Viral Clip of the Day

Tell em, Russ! pic.twitter.com/yGygVjRDD9

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 23, 2019

When Russell Wilson is on, there is no stopping him.


Food of the Day

Birthday Cake Pie #NationalPieDay@FDpies⁩ ⁦@KariVanHorn#TheGrove@CoconutGroveBID⁩ ⁦@ParkGroveMiamipic.twitter.com/9YuO0rbS1S

— Eating Beagles (@EatingBeagles) January 23, 2019

If you have ever had a sweet tooth, here is the treat for you that will leave you never needing sugar for the rest of your life.