Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/24

It’s Friday, May 24, and we have survived to 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

The Michigan basketball program hired former star Juwan Howard, who had spent the past few seasons as an assistant with the NBA’s Miami Heat. The hire was well received by the Wolverines faithful and it could also mend some fractured relationships.

The Texas football program has been working on a contract extension to keep head coach Tom Herman around for the foreseeable future and on Thursday, May 24, the the Texas Board of Regents voted to approve a new deal for the Longhorns leading man.


COED Girl of the Day

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@abbywetherington from Orlando #barstoolsmokeshows

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Today, we feature Abby Wetherington, a model based out of Orlando, Florida. Abby is an ambassador and model for KO – Knock Out Watches. Abby currently has a growing social media following of more than 61,700 followers on Instagram.


Entertainment News

Ed Sheeran dropped his latest single “Cross Me” in the wee hours of the morning on Friday, May 24. The track — which features Chance the Rapper and YnB Rock — will be a part of Sheeran’s upcoming “No. 6 Collaborations” project.

Joyner Lucas previously teased an unnamed collaboration and on Thursday, May 24, the new track titled “ISIS” dropped. The collaboration was with none other than Logic and will be a part of Joyner’s long-anticipated “ADHD” album.


Highlight of the Day

Cold. Blooded.

Kawhi led the Raptors to a huge Game 5 win in Milwaukee. pic.twitter.com/mXJztoLAtS

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 24, 2019

Kawhi Leonard came up clutch for the Toronto Raptors to lift them to a crucial Game 5 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.


Food of the Day

CHICKENANDWAFFLEMACBURRITO THING at @Block16Omaha: Mac N Cheese, Nashville Hot chicken, Pickles, More 🧀 + Waffle Cone In A Burrito 🌯🌯 pic.twitter.com/K72D7veXJY

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 23, 2019

Block 16 in Omaha, Nebraska put an incredible twist on chicken and waffles, coming up with the absurd Chicken & Waffle Burrito.