Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 3/11

It’s Monday, March 11, so let’s get ready to put another week under our belts. 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

Kyler Murray is picking up momentum as the potential No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. All of that comes despite the fact that the Oklahoma Sooners star quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner did not work out at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

The LSU basketball program has indefinitely suspended head coach Will Wade after a transcript from a FBI wiretap was released. Reported by Pat Forde, Pete Thamel and Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports, Wade was caught in what seemed to be a recruiting business deal.


COED Girl of the Day

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Just a sassy lil beach 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Today, we feature Britty Poles, a student at Rutgers University. Britty has a growing Instagram account of nearly 4,000 followers.


Entertainment News

Since beginning in 2013 with Man Of Steel, the DC Extended Universe (really, once they named it that, you knew they were screwed, right?) has had quite a bumpy ride, to say the last.

Ehud Arye Laniado, a 65-year-old diamond mogul, is dead after an unfortunate incident. Laniado was in Paris, France undergoing surgery to enlarge his member when he suffered a fatal heart attack, according to the New York Post.


Highlight of the Day

What a sequence from Klay!
✅ Hits 3-pointer
✅ Gets block
✅ First career reverse dunk
🎉 Raises the roof pic.twitter.com/oqttNTyj6Q

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 11, 2019

Klay Thompson is showing that he is the man.


Food of the Day

NEW Rainbow Grilled Cheese at @WhitecapsFC (Cred: @centerplate) 🧀🧀 pic.twitter.com/4hETKtHVNs

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) March 8, 2019

A little food coloring to spruce up an American classic.