Brown University Bears (Basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, wrestling & squash)
The Paul Bailey Pizzitola Memorial Sports Center, often referred to as "the Pitz" by students, is a 2,800-seat multi-purpose athletic center in Providence, Rhode Island which was built in 1989. It is home to the Brown University Bears men's and women's basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, wrestling & squash teams. It was built adjacent to Meehan Auditorium on Lloyd Avenue as a replacement for Marvel Gymnasium, which was located next to Brown Stadium on Elmgrove Ave. The building was named for Paul Bailey Pizzitola '81, whose father contributed $2 million to its construction. The lobby of the building is named for Brown attendee (1887–89) and football legend John Heisman, Brown class of 1891.