Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/13

It’s Monday, May 13, and it is now time to start another week. 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

Tunning news shocked the college basketball world on Monday, May 13, with reports that longtime Michigan basketball coach John Beilein is moving on. NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski dropped the Wojbomb that Beilein has agreed to leave Ann Arbor after receiving a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Lexie Brown, an alum of Duke University. During her time at Duke, Lexie was a standout member of the Maryland Terrapins and Duke Blue Devils. She would eventually go on to be the No. 9 overall pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft. Lexie, who currently plays for the Minnesota Lynx, is the daughter of Dee Brown, who played for 12 years in the NBA for a number of teams while also claiming the 1991 Slam Dunk Competition.


Entertainment News

The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones always brings chaos. And season 8, episode 5 on Sunday, May 12, lived up to the history of the show. After losing beloved characters like Melisandre, the Night King, Lyanna Mormont throughout the final season, the death count continued to skyrocket.

Game of Thrones‘ epic penultimate episode for the season finale is in the books and now it is time for the fallout from the bloodbath as the series reaches its conclusion. The final season of the HBO hit series will come to its end next Sunday, May 19, as the battle for the Iron Throne reaches its finale.


Highlight of the Day

Here's the Korean call of Kawhi Leonard's game-winning shot. People, I have chills. (call from SpoTV) pic.twitter.com/lwKvqB24go

— Sung Min Kim (@sung_minkim) May 13, 2019

Kawhi Leonard’s epic Game 7 buzzer-beater is even better with the Korean broadcast audio.


Food of the Day

NEW for Mother's Day Only: Pecan Chicken Sandwich at @Dbacks@TysonBrand® Breaded Chicken, Apple Butter, Egg + BACON On Cinnamon-Pecan Sticky Buns W/ Sweet Potato Tots (Cred: @Sarahsachsphoto/@Dbacks) [Gonzo's Grill, $12] 🍔🍔 pic.twitter.com/VmfDQrhFT0

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 9, 2019

Unfortunately we will all be too late, but the Arizona Diamondbacks stepped things up for Mother’s Day with this special treat.