Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/16

It’s Thursday, May 16, and that smell in the air is the weekend. 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

Zion Williamson is the projected No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, but does he really want to play for the New Orleans Pelicans? Reports surfaced that the Duke basketball star was hoping for the New York Knicks to earn the top spot in the draft lottery and now he has options.

Zion Williamson was the star of the show during Wednesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery, with teams around the league anxiously waiting to see who would come away with the No. 1 pick and opportunity to draft the Duke basketball standout. Entering the night, most of the focus was on the New York Knicks, who along with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns had a 14 percent chance to land the top pick, but things did not go as planned.


COED Girl of the Day

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Today, we feature Kyra Lizama, a student from Loyola Marymount University. Kyra recently graduated and obtained her college degree.


Entertainment News

George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series inspired the HBO hit series Game of Thrones, so it is natural that everyone wants to know his thoughts on the controversial plots and character arcs in the final season which is currently airing.

As Game of Thrones races (for better or for worse) to its surely grizzly conclusion, the attention is now solely focused on who is going to be the one to slay the final supervillain in a series with a proven track record of bringing its antagonists to their ultimate demise.


Highlight of the Day

Not one … not two … BUT THREE SAVES! #SCtop10

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— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 16, 2019

This is what we call “playing on your head.”


Food of the Day

Special tonight at @StLouisBlues playoff game: The Big Rig Grilled Cheese — Melted Gruyere, Fontina & Cheddar with sherry caramelized onions on crispy country bread (📷 by @LevyRestaurants) pic.twitter.com/yHBuwb0EcJ

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) May 15, 2019

We all need this kind of grilled cheese in our lives.