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It’s official: UConn is back in the Big East

June 26, 2019 |

Somewhere (Big East founder) Dave Gavitt and (former UConn athletic director) John Toner are misty-eyed and exchanging high fves right now.” ... UConn was a charter member of the Big East when it was founded ...

Jeff Jacobs: Auriemma back and plans to be around for a while

January 1, 2020 |

He was 589-112 with five national championships when he was enshrined that night in Springfield with Charles Barkley, Dominique Wilkins, Joe Dumars and Dave Gavitt.

Jeff Jacobs: Auriemma back and plans to be around for a while

January 1, 2020 |

He was 589-112 with five national championships when he was enshrined that night in Springfield with Charles Barkley, Dominique Wilkins, Joe Dumars and Dave Gavitt.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Illini fall to Georgetown; Billikens win to go 3-0

November 13, 2018 |

The game was part of an annual early-season series played between the Big Ten and Big East conferences, named in honor of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Dave Gavitt.

Jeff Jacobs: Legend will live on after Fairfield’s Alumni Hall is gone

February 28, 2020 |

All those guys coached here and so did Dave Gavitt of Providence and Coach K when he was at Army, Frank Layden, Bill Raftery and John Thompson.

Jeff Jacobs: On a day of unanimous Big East approval, some are still seeking answers from UConn

June 26, 2019 |

“(Athletic director) Dave Benedict is a football guy, too. ... Before he adjourned the meeting, Ritter said, “Somewhere, Dave Gavitt (the late architect of the Big East) and John Toner (the late AD who got ...

Former SHU Don Cook selected to ECAC Hall of Fame

March 12, 2015 |

Bushnell -- ECAC Commissioner Lou Carnesecca -- Coach (Men's Basketball) Clayton Chapman -- ECAC Commissioner/Athlete (Rowing) Bill Cleary -- Athlete/Coach/Administrator (Ice Hockey, Baseball) Don Cook -- ...

Influential basketball coach, organizer Gavitt dies at 73

September 17, 2011 |

Hall of Famer Gavitt dies at 73 ASSOCIATED PRESS Dave Gavitt had an impact on the world of basketball. ... Gavitt was 73. ... FILE- This Oct. 4, 2002 file photo shows Dave Gavitt, a former Providence coach, ...

Noteworthy

May 5, 2014

The Big Ten and Big East will begin a series of eight games in the first week of the 2015-16 season in an event to be named for the late Dave Gavitt The games will take place the first Tuesday through Friday of ...

COLLEGE ATHLETICS: SEC turns to Tranghese to bolster league’s hoops profile

June 2, 2016 |

Tranghese was former Big East Commissioner Dave Gavitt’s right-hand man when the league formed in 1979 and helped make it as much a basketball power as the Big Ten and the Atlantic Coast Conference.

EDITORIAL: Toner Set Tone For UConn Successes

September 30, 2014

He had 72 hours to accept an offer from founder Dave Gavitt.

Editorial: John Toner set tone for UConn’s athletic successes

September 24, 2014

He had 72 hours to accept an offer from founder Dave Gavitt.

Editorial: John Toner set tone for UConn’s athletic successes

September 24, 2014

He had 72 hours to accept an offer from founder Dave Gavitt.

Chris Elsberry: Greed tore Big East apart

April 13, 2013

"We love Dave Gavitt, we love the fact that he put something special together, and for me personally growing up on 26th Street on the East side of Manhattan, being a New York Knicks assistant and head coach, ...

Big East looks like beast, NCAA Tournament to tell tale

January 25, 2016 |

I think given time, it'll be what (Big East founder) Dave Gavitt created."

Chris Elsberry: Bridgeport schools should keep looking for right fit

April 7, 2013

"We love Dave Gavitt, we love the fact that he put something special together, and for me personally growing up on 26th Street on the East Side of Manhattan, being a New York Knicks assistant and head coach, ...

Former ABA star Barnes dies at 62

September 9, 2014

“He will forever be linked with coach (Dave) Gavitt’s amazing team that reached the 1973 Final Four.”

Prominent sports deaths in 2011

December 23, 2011

Sports deaths list Seve Ballesteros, 54, dazzling five-time major golf champion from Spain Lorenzo Charles, 47, dunk at buzzer gave North Carolina State 1983 NCAA title Gil Clancy, 88, boxing trainer who ...

Hamden’s Tobe Carberry relishing role as Central Connecticut assistant

December 22, 2015

Dave Gavitt once said that TV offers two things: exposure, and a chance to be exposed,” said Dickenman.

UConn legends Lobo, Rowe on Hall of Fame ballot

December 21, 2016 |

In 1980, Rowe experienced what he calls “the greatest thrill of my personal basketball life” when he represented his country as assistant coach of the United States Men’s Basketball Olympic Team, joining ...

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