It’s Tuesday, April 9, and we can still hear the Virginia Cavaliers celebrating the first national championship in school history. 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 2019 NCAA Tournament just ended with the Virginia Cavaliers winning their first ever championship. Junior Kyle Guy was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four and will have a big decision to make on the upcoming NBA Draft. The 2019 college basketball season may have just ended, but sportsbooks at Caesars Palace have already released their odds for the 2019-20 season.
UCLA basketball has been in desperate need of a head coach. The Bruins fired former coach Steve Alford on December 31, 2018. Their long search is finally over as Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin has accepted the job. Cronin was given a six-year contract worth $24 million, according to a press release from the university.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we feature Robin Wilson, a student at Syracuse University. Robin is a brand ambassador for Bikini.com. She is also a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority on campus.
Mike Tyson is the proud owner of his own marijuana farm, Tyson Ranch. The ranch has marijuana strains that are exclusive to Tyson’s property and they are “meticulously inspected and tested for impurities at every stage of the growing, curing and packing process.” Tyson also has his own podcast, appropriately named “Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson.”
Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett probably did not anticipate being tied to actor Seth MacFarlane following the Cavaliers’ historic national championship win in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. But because Twitter is a wild platform, that is exactly what happened when people noticed that the head coach and Family Guy creator are actually doppelgangers.
Highlight of the Day
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 10, 2019
Dwyane Wade was treated like a rockstar ahead of what could be his final home game.
Food of the Day
Fenway Park is offering a new 'Breakfast Burger' that packs a patty between two waffles, topped with a fried egg, syrup, and jam. Reporters @Meghan_Ottolini and @TaylorPettaway put it to the test at Opening Day: pic.twitter.com/uuAhLl17p0
— Boston Herald (@bostonherald) April 9, 2019
No words necessary.