Dave Gavitt's vision -- a Northeast alliance of basketball schools called the Big East -- came to life at Madison Square Garden.
With the conference season set to get under way, Dana O'Neil takes a look at what's in store for the Big East.
As the Big East meets at Madison Square Garden for the 30th year, a feeling of change and uncertainty is in the air.
On the same weekend its founder passed away, the Big East as we know it forever changed with the sudden defections of Syracuse and Pitt -- with more likely to come. Dave Gavitt would've been embarrassed by the hypocrisy and greed of it all.