Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 2/25

It’s Monday, February 25, so let’s start a new week. 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

Let’s drum up the national anthem protest debate once again. On Saturday, February 23, eight members of the Ole Miss basketball decided to take a knee during the playing of the “Star Spangled Banner” ahead of their game against the Georgia Bulldogs.

Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino is fresh off of leading Greece club Panathinaikos to the Greek Cup Championship. Now, he has found himself in the rumor mill regarding a current NCAA Division I job; the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels.

COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Shaelah McGilton, a student at the University of Central Florida. The Central Florida student has a growing social media following of more than 56,000.

Entertainment News

The 91st Academy Awards were held at The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 24, and as it does every year, it brought together all of Hollywood’s biggest and brightest.

Highlight Of The Day

The Knicks scored on their own basket, and all Coach Fizdale could do was smile 😂 #SCNotTop10

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 25, 2019

The Knicks continue to be the Knicks… by scoring on themselves.

Food of the Day

NEW for @Dbacks Spring Training: Pork Carnitas Tacos — Adobo Pork, Cilantro Crema, Pickled Red Onions, Cabbage + Lime 🌮🌮

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) February 23, 2019

The Arizona Diamondbacks are taking care of their fans at Spring Training by giving everyone’s favorite food: tacos.