Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/14

It’s Tuesday, May 14, so let’s get this week into full swing. 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.

As college baseball fans prepare for the Road to Omaha, the latest set of D1baseball Top 25 rankings, powered by Louisville Slugger, was released on Monday, May 13. As you might expect, the UCLA Bruins were able to hold on to the top spot for the eighth week in a row after a 3-1 record last week.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Allie Murphy, a student at Arizona State University. Today, we feature Allie Murphy, a student at Arizona State University.


Entertainment News

Did the final season of HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones feature another major gaffe? It was just a week ago that eagle-eyed viewers noticed the now infamous Starbucks cup during Episode 4, and just one week later for Episode 5, “The Bells,” fans seemed to notice another questionable detail.

American Idol — which has just been renewed for a third season on ABC and its 18th season overall — is set to close out the season on Sunday, May 12. The three finalists, Alejandro Aranda, Laine Hardy, and Madison VanDenburg, will be taking the stage for their final performances of the season as part of a star-studded two-day finale.


Highlight of the Day

Zion's #SCtop10 dunks and a whole lot more are coming to the NBA soon.

Relive all 62 of his slams 💪 pic.twitter.com/oPKuSftTwB

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 13, 2019

Check out some of the best dunks from future No. 1 pick Duke basketball star Zion Williamson’s college career.


Food of the Day

Strawberry Cheesecake Grand Slam Milkshake at @Yankees: Vanilla Shake, Cheesecake, Graham Crackers + Strawberries (Cred: @megroullier) 🍓🍓 pic.twitter.com/QhakOpntOV

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 13, 2019

The New York Yankees seem to be doing way too much when it comes to dessert.