Hathaway will advise the conference on men’s basketball matters.
Hathaway announced his retirement from Connecticut in August. He had served as athletic director since 2003. Hathaway was the athletic director at Colorado State University from 2001-03. From 1990-2001, he was the executive associate athletic director at UConn.
Hathaway is a four-year member of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee and will serve as chair for the 2011-12 basketball season.
In related news, Marinatto will hold a conference call Tuesday to discuss realignment matters.
The Big East has extended invitations to Air Force, Boise State and Navy for football only, and to Houston, SMU and Central Florida for all sports.
Former Purdue commit Kyle Molock, a 6-1 guard from Ohio, has pledged to St. Joe’s, sources told SNY.tv…DePaul frosh Montray Clemons will miss the season with a ruptured left patella tendon.