Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 3/21

It’s Thursday, March 21, and the week is flying by. 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

The NCAA Tournament is always one of the best sporting events of the year. The massive upsets combined with the buzzer beaters make March Madness a must watch sporting event. The brackets close on Thursday, March 21 at noon and here are 10 teams that are potential bracket busters.

Jake Olson lost his eyesight to cancer 12 years ago. However, his physical set back didn’t stop him from playing collegiate football with the USC Trojans. But Olson has always dreamed of a world where retinoblastoma (the disease that took his eyesight) would not affect anyone. Well, today Olson made strides towards his dream.


COED Girl of the Day

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Forgot what snow looks like 🤷🏽‍♀️

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Today, we feature Sydney Nemtuda, a student-athlete at Florida Atlantic University. Sydney is a member of the Owls’ volleyball team. As a freshman member of the program, Nemtuda quickly earned a starting spot and was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team.


Entertainment News

Sophie Turner has won over the hearts of sports fans everywhere. Turner, who stars as Sansa Stark on the HBO hit show Game of Thrones, showed everyone that she is able to drink you under the table.

Boxing star Adrien Broner is in some hot water after a recent session on Instagram Live. The boxer went on a homophobic rant during his session where he ultimately ended up threatening to shoot gay people if they approached him.


Highlight of the Day

The ending of this Bucks-Cavs highlight was something else with Cleveland fan @mikethemiz on the call 😂 pic.twitter.com/owVu7c4yKD

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 21, 2019


Food of the Day

SKITTLES, FRIES + BBQ SAUCE PIZZA by @princessursa_ pic.twitter.com/ThtTUDwDNL

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) March 14, 2019

This is just unacceptable behavior.