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Parker, Randolph go way back

May 26, 2013 |

McIntyre recalled a visit with basketball executive Dave Gavitt after one Parker showing at the Hoop Summit.

Texas coach Barnes welcomes playing strong programs such as UConn

November 29, 2014 |

Paxton Rick Barnes was just getting his feet wet at Providence when Big East commissioner Dave Gavitt offered some friendly advice to the young coach. The Friars were busing home from the conference tournament ...

UConn chasing a championship and a conference

March 19, 2017 |

Dave Gavitt, the basketball visionary at Providence, sat down with UConn athletic director John Toner in May 1979 and grabbed a pen. Gavitt drew up a plan for UConn to join the new Big East Conference with St.

NEW HAVEN 200: Sly Williams' life has been a series of highs and lows

November 12, 2012 |

Not wanting to face PC coach Dave Gavitt and tell him of his change of heart Williams just headed to URI on registration day leaving the Friars in the lurch.

BIG EAST: New commissioner Mike Aresco says football is paramount (videos)

August 15, 2012 |

Jim Fuller, Register Staff NEW YORK -- It wasn't too long ago that finding a new commissioner for the Big East Conference only required a quick look at the basketball visionaries who studied by the side of the legendary Dave Gavitt.

BIG EAST: New commissioner Mike Aresco says football is paramount (videos)

August 15, 2012 |

Jim Fuller, New Haven Register NEW YORK -- It wasn't too long ago that finding a new commissioner for the Big East Conference only required a quick look at the basketball visionaries who studied by the side of the legendary Dave Gavitt.

BIG EAST: New commissioner Mike Aresco says football is paramount (videos)

August 15, 2012 |

Jim Fuller, New Haven Register NEW YORK -- It wasn't too long ago that finding a new commissioner for the Big East Conference only required a quick look at the basketball visionaries who studied by the side of the legendary Dave Gavitt.

BIG EAST: New commissioner Mike Aresco says football is paramount (videos)

August 15, 2012 |

Jim Fuller, New Haven Register NEW YORK -- It wasn't too long ago that finding a new commissioner for the Big East Conference only required a quick look at the basketball visionaries who studied by the side of the legendary Dave Gavitt.

BIG EAST: New commissioner Mike Aresco says football is paramount (videos)

August 15, 2012 |

Jim Fuller, New Haven Register NEW YORK -- It wasn't too long ago that finding a new commissioner for the Big East Conference only required a quick look at the basketball visionaries who studied by the side of the legendary Dave Gavitt.

No. 4 Louisville wins Big East title

March 17, 2013 |

Then I thought how happy I was for my family, and then immediately I thought of (Big East founder and first commissioner) Dave Gavitt and what he formed, and all of us in some way or another flourish because of Dave Gavitt.

Marquette gets coaches' nod

October 16, 2013 |

"I will do everything Dave Gavitt set out to do when he led this conference as it started in 1979," she said, referring to the league's founder and architect.

Jim Calhoun on expansion talk: 'We've got to go some place'

September 19, 2011 |

The conference Tranghese helped Dave Gavitt start appears to be on the brink of extinction, though it may simply take another form.

Big East's existence is threatened

September 19, 2011 |

Less than 24 hours after Big East founder Dave Gavitt had died, the ACC was preparing to gleefully announce a raid that could signal the death knell for the league Gavitt created. ... John's, Marquette and ...

Gavitt recalled as 'statesman' for basketball

September 18, 2011 |

Associated Press Dave Gavitt, one of basketball's most influential leaders the past three decades, died in a hospital near his hometown of Rumford, R.I., on Friday night, his family confirmed. ... Gavitt was ...

Brian Koonz: 1994-95 UConn women opened broad range of doors

March 10, 2015

"There were very few women in the business at a senior level when I began my career," said Ackerman, who pointed to Stern and the late Dave Gavitt, the first Big East commissioner, as two of her mentors.

Chris Elsberry: Rowe makes Olympic trip after all

December 26, 2012

He was going to be one of the assistant coaches under good friend and former Providence head coach Dave Gavitt, who would lead the team to Moscow and defend its gold medal. ... It was the funeral card for ...

Chris Elsberry: Realigned Big East basketball will have big mountain to climb

October 17, 2012

Dave Gavitt must be turning over in his grave.

Norwalk Old Timers: Dual sport star Penberthy to be honored

October 29, 2014 |

Penberthy played two years of varsity Ivy League basketball under Hall of Fame coach Dave Gavitt.

Calhoun ready to ride for charity

June 6, 2008 |

Dave Gavitt founded it, and Mike was the first person hired. ... Teams like Villanova, Georgetown, UConn, Syracuse can win national championships, and in my opinion, it's because of Mike Tranghese and Dave Gavitt that all this came about.

AROUND THE CORNER: Taking time out to learn a little more about archery

August 6, 2012 |

Rowe had been an assistant to Dave Gavitt, former Providence basketball coach, who was head coach of the U.S. team. ... "Dave was like a brother to me," Dee told me. "We were so close my kids called him Uncle Dave."

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