Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 2/26

It’s Tuesday, February 26, and the month is nearing its end. 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

So this week of college basketball was relatively eventful, to say the least. We saw former No.1 Duke suffer a crushing defeat at the hands of the Luke Maye and Cameron Johnson-led No. 8 UNC Tar Heels after Zion’s shoe literally exploded just 36 seconds into the matchup right in front of the former President of the United States.

Netflix’s Last Chance U is one of the streaming service’s most original series, following a junior college football team. East Mississippi Community College was the focus for the first two seasons of the show, while Independence Community College (KS) has been the team for seasons three and four.

COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Audra Hanson, a student at the University of Minnesota. Audra is a communications major.

Entertainment News

Gunna dropped his highly anticipated project Drip or Drown 2 on Friday, February 22. The project, released by Young Thug’s YSL Records, is the first studio album for Gunna.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view on Saturday, March 2 with UFC 235. The UFC kicks off a new month with a championship doubleheader featuring the light heavyweight and welterweight titles.

Highlight Of The Day

Team USA at the buzzer … IT'S GOOD! #SCtop10

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 26, 2019

The United States got the job done at the buzzer.

Food of the Day

NEW for @BillyJoel Concert (3/9) at @Dbacks: “BIG SHOT” STROMBOLI — Beef Barbacoa, Chihuahua 🧀, Mole Sauce, Roasted Poblano Peppers + Caramelized Onions Inside Pizza Dough + Avocado & Charred Tomato Crema (Photo: @Sarahsachsphoto/ @Dbacks)

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) February 25, 2019