Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 3/18

It’s Monday, March 18, so let’s all come together to deal with the St. Paddy’s hangover. 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

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is widely regarded as the favorite to be the first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. However, Murray’s possibility of being selected first recently received some backlash. Former Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis went on NFL Network and publicly admitted that he would be against the Cardinals decision to select Murray with the top pick.

The month of March is usually the time where college basketball teams make a name for themselves. However, someone needs to tell this to the Georgia Tech basketball program because they continue to tarnish their name with recruiting violations.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Christina Jordan. Christina is a student-athlete at West Virginia University and is a member of the school’s tennis team.


Entertainment News

Leo DiCaprio took to Instagram to drop the first look at the poster for Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming ninth epic, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. The caption of the poster simply reads “Hollywood. 1969.”

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to London on Saturday, March 16, and there were plenty of fireworks. Following the main event of UFC on ESPN+5, which featured welterweight contenders Jorge Masvidal and Darren Till, a backstage brawl at The O2 Arena ensued.


Highlight of the Day

SWEET LOU FOR THE WIN! #SCtop10 🚨 pic.twitter.com/aLgpiyY8Ga

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 18, 2019

Some people are just made for the big moments.


Food of the Day

@KariVanHorn Have you tried the new pretzel twists at @sonicdrivein ?? They are AMAZING!!! pic.twitter.com/0Wmw90QzMI

— B-RAD (@bcraaum) March 16, 2019