Over the past few days, sports writers and people in the basketball community have been writing and talking about the life of Rollie Massimino, who passed away this week (August 30) at 82 years old. Most have referred to his time as...Show More Summary
Legendary head coach Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova to a national title, dies at 82.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rollie Massimino took the stage surrounded by a band, students, and scores of blue-and-white balloons and delivered a speech as fiery as one of his Villanova halftime pep talks. Thirty one years after Massimino brought an improbable national championship to Villanova, the 80-year-old coaching lifer exhorted protege Jay Wright to win a […]
The patriarch of the Villanova family is now gone. Rollie Massimino died Wednesday at his home after battling cancer and other health problems for years
For a coach who won more than 800 games, none was sweeter than the 1985 N.C.A.A. final against Georgetown.
The basketball community says goodbye to former Villanova coach Rollie Massimino
Former Villanova basketball coach Rollie Massimino, who led the Wildcats to the national title in 1985, has passed away at 82.
Rollie Massimino, who died Wednesday at the age of 82, wasn’t just revered in the world of basketball for engineering Villanova’s stunning upset of Georgetown for the 1985 NCAA title. He was also beloved for his affable and outsize personality, and tributes flowed in the wake of the announcement by Keiser University, his last coaching stop, […]
Villanova’s 1985 upset of Georgetown for the men’s NCAA championship, is sometimes called “the perfect game.”
Rollie Massimino died at the age of 82.
Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova's storied run to the 1985 NCAA championship and won more than 800 games in his coaching career, died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 82. Massimino's death was announced by Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale, where he was the men's basketball...
Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova's storied run to the 1985 NCAA championship and won more than 800 games in his career, has died
Massimino, a Big East legend, coached one of the greatest upsets in NCAA Tournament history
Massimino helped Villanova pull off one of the greatest upsets in the history of the sport. Former Villanova coach Rollie Massimino died in his Florida home on Wednesday at age 82. Massimino coached the Wildcats for 19 seasons from 1973-1992...Show More Summary
Rollie Massimino, the fiery former Villanova coach who led the 1985 Wildcats team to an improbable NCAA title, died Wednesday in Florida.
Most remembered for pulling off the greatest upset in NCAA tournament history, Rollie Massimino died at age 82
Coaching legend Rollie Massimino dies at 82
Until his dying days, Rollie Massimino was a basketball lifer
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