Happy Monday, May 7, everybody. It’s time to kickoff a fresh new 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 Sports News
— NCAA Volleyball (@NCAAVolleyball) May 6, 2018
The UCLA women’s beach volleyball team won the national championship in an epic match with Hawaii… The Auburn Tigers received a commitment from the brother of a rival team’s star… The men’s and women’s lacrosse brackets have been unveiled… Here are the top 10 highest paid coaches in college football… Former Georgia star Roquan Smith reportedly had his house robbed and memorabilia taken…
Girl of the Day
Carmella is the reigning WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion and successfully defended her title on Sunday night at WWE Backlash.
Childish Gambino dropped a new single and video over the weekend that had everyone talking… WWE Backlash took place on Sunday night and we have the full results and highlights… If you missed episode 3 of “Westworld,” be sure to check out the recap… And don’t forget the recap of “Fear The Walking Dead”… Saturday Night Live trolled the entire Donald Trump administration and even the real Stormy Daniels showed up…
What’s Happening Today?
The NBA and NHL Playoffs continue on Monday, with two games in the NBA and two in the NHL… The stakes for all four games couldn’t be higher, with the opportunity to advance in the postseason on the table for each matchup… in the NBA, the Boston Celtics face the Philadelphia 76ers and the Toronto Raptors take on the Cleveland Cavaliers… Cleveland and Boston both hold 3-0 leads and could punch their ticket to the Eastern Conference Finals… In the NHL, the Washington Capitals go against the Pittsburgh Penguins while the Nashville Predators face the Winnipeg Jets… Washington and Winnipeg both hold a 3-2 lead so Pittsburgh and Nashville will need to win to avoid elimination and force a Game 7…
Viral Clip of the Day
“I’ve been here before, 3-1, s— went bad real quick.” 😂
–Chris Paul pic.twitter.com/3CMxgpZFbM
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 7, 2018
The Houston Rockets have a 3-1 lead over the Utah Jazz in the Western Conference semifinals, but Chris Paul isn’t going to let up because he remembers how quick things can go terribly wrong.
Food of the Day
Los Angeles FC is bringing some good old fashioned barbecue to the soccer field, introducing the new brisket sandwich with mac ‘n cheese and cole slaw.