Dave Gavitt

Dave Gavitt

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David "Dave" Gavitt (born October 26, 1937 in Westerly, Rhode Island) is a retired American college basketball coach and athletic director at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. He is also well known as the first commissioner of the Big East Conference and as part of the committee which created the 1992 Olympic Basketball "Dream Team." Gavitt graduated from Dartmouth College in 1959, where he was a member of the 1959-1960 varsity basketball team; the last Dartmouth basketball team to win the Ivy League championship in the last fifty years. He spent two years as an assistant basketball coach at Worcester Academy before becoming an assistant coach at Providence under the legendary Joe Mullaney in 1962. He left in 1966 to become and then head coach at his alma mater before taking over for Mullaney at Providence in 1969.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135923145
  • 9786135923148