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  • PASSINGS: Dave Gavitt, Wilma Lee Cooper, James Speed, James N. Rosenau, Yuli Ofer, Kurt Ziebart

    PASSINGS: Dave Gavitt, Wilma Lee Cooper, James Speed, James N. Rosenau, Yuli Ofer, Kurt Ziebart
    Dave Gavitt Coach led organization of Big East Conference Dave Gavitt, 73, one of basketball's most influential leaders in the last three decades, died Friday in a hospital near his hometown of Rumford, R.I., after a long illness, his family said....
  • Big East expansion continues, Memphis to be introduced as new member Wednesday

    Big East expansion continues, Memphis to be introduced as new member Wednesday
    Memphis, a current Conference USA member and college basketball power, will be introduced as the newest member of Big East Wednesday. The Big East has scheduled a noon teleconference to formally introduce the Tigers, who will be joining the league in all...
  • Lehigh U. releases 2011-12 wrestling schedule

     
    Seven home dates, highlighted by a visit from the defending national champions and the 100th meeting of Eastern Wrestling’s greatest rivalry highlight the 2011-12 Lehigh wrestling schedule announced Thursday by head coach Pat Santoro. The Mountain...
  • UCF officially announces former Oklahoma guard Calvin Newell has joined the Knights

     
    UCF officially announces former Oklahoma guard Calvin Newell has joined the Knights...
  • Leuzinger High's Amir Garrett to debut for St. John's tonight

     
    Lawndale Leuzinger High product Amir Garrett is scheduled to debut for St. John's University tonight against Texas Pan-American. The game culminates a lengthy journey for Garrett, a 6-foot-7 forward who left Leuzinger to play at prestigious Findlay Prep...
  • Gators’ crushing Elite Eight loss different than last year’s

     
    PHOENIX – This was not last year, not the same mistakes that doomed Florida in New Orleans. Sure, the feeling felt hauntingly familiar. But what cost Florida in the Elite Eight last season was not the same thing that doomed it on Saturday. Against...
  • Big East troubles rekindle Notre Dame-to-ACC chatter

    Big East troubles rekindle Notre Dame-to-ACC chatter
    Just when you thought it was safe to break out the sunscreen, shag bag and patio furniture. Just as you finalized plans to vacation at the beach, ballpark or fishing hole. Along comes conference realignment chatter. Again. So much for a relaxing spring...
  • Emboldened by 2011 Final Four, VCU believes A-10 better basketball home than CAA

    Emboldened by 2011 Final Four, VCU believes A-10 better basketball home than CAA
    RICHMOND — Weddings aren't complete without heartwarming and/or amusing tales of the couple's courtship. Who asked who? First-date faux pas. Proposal anxiety. Did he go to Jared? Unless you're VCU and the Atlantic 10. Their nuptials Tuesday were...
  • UConn Grad Looking To Make Olympics In Field Hockey

    When Melissa Gonzalez first went to UConn, she was a soccer recruit. When she graduated in 2011, she was one of the top collegiate field hockey players in the country. This week, Gonzalez, 23, will be working toward becoming the first UConn field hockey...
  • Teel Time: A salute to UVa's retiring sports publicist, Rich Murray

    I was Rich Murray’s biggest mistake, and he knew it the minute he handed me the keys to a state-owned van on that frosty March morning. It was 1981, my senior year at James Madison University, and the men’s basketball team had just earned its...
  • 2011-12 UConn Men's Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 11: Def. Columbia, 70-57 Nov. 14: Def. Wagner, 78-66 Nov. 17: Def. Maine, 80-60 Nov. 20: vs. Def. Coppin State, 87-70 Battle 4 Atlantis Nov. 24: Def. UNC-Asheville, 73-63 Nov. 25: Lost to Central Florida, 68-63 Nov. 26: Def. Florida State, 78-...
  • 2011-12 UConn Women's Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 13: Def. Holy Cross, 77-37 Nov. 15: Def. Pacific, 112-53 Nov. 21: Def. Stanford, 68-58 World Vision Classic Nov. 25: Def. Fairleigh Dickinson, 74-28 Nov. 26: Def. Buffalo, 90-34 Nov. 27: Def. Dayton, 78-38 Nov. 30: Def. Towson 92-31 Jimmy V...