Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 4/4

It’s Thursday, April 4, and the weekend is within reach. 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

College basketball’s most exciting player is back on the court. Zion Williamson and the Duke Blue Devils made an abrupt departure from the NCAA Tournament when they were upset by Michigan State. But just days after Duke’s Elite Eight loss, it seemed Williamson was craving some court time.

Every year, the NFL Draft surprises football fans with crazy trades, questionable selections and high-profile falls. From Randy Moss to Aaron Rodgers, elite prospects slide in the draft every year. This year’s candidate for the long night in the green room is Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr., according to ESPN’s Todd McShay.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Carli Mauer, a student at the University of Central Florida. Carli is a member of the Kappa Delta sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

UFC president Dana White has commented on the ongoing Twitter feud between former two-division champion Conor McGregor and current lightweight titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov after the verbal jabs have reached new lows.

Khalid is set to drop his second studio album Free Spirit on Friday, April 5. Along with his album, which will include the single “Talk,” Khalid announced that a short film will accompany its release. And, in anticipation of the new project, we have another taste of Khalid’s latest work.


Highlight of the Day

Luka's step-back was filthy … but he passed up the shot 😬 pic.twitter.com/KxAaxrHaJo

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 4, 2019

Luka showed off his handles and hit an incredible step back, but you have to take the shot there my guy.


Food of the Day

NEW BUSH’S BEST ROCKY TOTS at @SmokiesBaseball: @BushsBeans Blended Burger W/ Taco Seasoning, BUSH’S New Orleans Style Red Beans, Shredded 🧀, Tomatoes + Sour Cream pic.twitter.com/X2tHXNwf2K

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) April 3, 2019

There seems to be a lot going on here, but you know what? Let’s go for it.