Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 4/23

It’s Tuesday, April 23, so let’s get some tacos. 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 News

The excitement for the 2019 NFL draft is getting higher with every passing day. The Arizona Cardinals own the first pick in the draft on April 25 in Nashville.Who could it all play out?Below is a new mock draft updated after the results of free agency.

The deadline to enter the 2019 NBA Draft has expired. One-hundred and sixty-four players have made themselves eligible for the upcoming NBA Draft and have until May 29 to withdraw their names. The group consists of both college and international players that are under the age of 22.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Areli Vanessa, a student at Boston University. The budding social media star has amassed a following of more than 14,500 on Instagram.


Entertainment News

Rapper YNW Melly is facing the death penalty, according to a report from TMZ. The 19-year-old Florida rapper has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and authorities are reportedly looking to maximize the charges.

Rodrigo De Lima, a 28-year-old UFC veteran, has died, after an unfortunate accident in Brazil. According to reports, the mixed martial artist died after a fatal hit-and-run in his home country. The news was first reported by Brazilian newspaper, O Liberal.


Highlight of the Day

SPIDA OOP 🕸 #SCtop10

(via @utahjazz) pic.twitter.com/xQR5PFQdtf

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 23, 2019

Okay, that is one way to assert your dominance.


Food of the Day

PHILLY CHEESESTEAKS at @Mariners https://t.co/UhQZHKlp1P 🧀🧀 pic.twitter.com/9oQAPFcZCP

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) April 22, 2019

No words are necessary.