Ex-Hofstra AD Jim Garvey dies

Updated: February 12, 2013, 8:52 PM ET
Associated Press

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Jim Garvey, former Hofstra athletic director and official in football, basketball and lacrosse, has died. He was 70.

Garvey passed away Feb. 5 in Kentucky while awaiting a heart transplant, Hofstra said Tuesday.

He was the director of athletics at Hofstra from 1987 until his retirement in 1997. He hired football coach Joe Gardi in 1990 and men's basketball coach Jay Wright in 1994. During his tenure, the football team made one NCAA appearance, the men's lacrosse ...

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