Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/9

It’s Thursday, May 9. 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 2019 NBA Scouting Combine is just around the corner and on Wednesday, April 8, the league announced a full list of 66 participants who will be joining the action when it kicks off on May 16 and May 17.

There are plenty of people who may not be a fan of Nick Saban and the Alabama football program thanks to their dominance. However, the head coach can relate to plenty of people in a different way. As it turns out, the Crimson Tide leading man is a big fan of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Mackenzie Grumble, an alum from Texas A&M University. Mackenzie was formerly a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.


Entertainment News

Georgia Harrison is a television personality who has been a cast member of shows like Love Island and MTV’s The Challenge: War of the Worlds. She had also temporarily appeared on the British television show The Only Way Is Essex.

Maya McKinney, a transgender student who identified as Alec, was identified as the second shooter in the mass shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Douglas County, Colorado. McKinney, a 16-year-old female who identifies as a male, could still be charged as an adult. McKinney is being held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder


Highlight of the Day

This possession late in the 4th was WILD! 😯 pic.twitter.com/MvHwiK2SuA

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 9, 2019

The NBA Playoffs have been out of this world.


Food of the Day

NEW Buffalo Chicken Waffle Cone at @RocRedWings (Cred: @FFFoodieFanatic) pic.twitter.com/1KMUfUF88Z

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 7, 2019

There are no words.