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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 dies at 82

Legendary head coach Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova to a national title, dies at 82.

VIDEO: Remembering Rollie Massimino

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 […]

Villanova fondly remembers '85 championship behind Massimino

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        

Rollie Massimino, 82, Dies; Rode Dark Horse Villanova to Basketball Glory

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

For a coach who won more than 800 games, none was sweeter than the 1985 N.C.A.A. final against Georgetown.

Legendary Big East hoops coach Rollie Massimino dies at 82

Former Villanova basketball coach Rollie Massimino, who led the Wildcats to the national title in 1985, has passed away at 82.        

‘A legend and great leader’: Players, coaches mourn Rollie Massimino’s death

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

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, […]

Rollie Massimino, coach who led Villanova to one of college basketball’s greatest upsets, dies at 82

Villanova’s 1985 upset of Georgetown for the men’s NCAA championship, is sometimes called “the perfect game.”

Basketball coaching legend Rollie Massimino, who took Villanova to national title in 1985, dies at 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 to '85 NCAA title, dies

Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova's storied run to the 1985 NCAA championship and won more than 800 games in his career, has died        

Rollie Massimino, the coach of Villanova's 1985 NCAA title team, dies at 82

Massimino, a Big East legend, coached one of the greatest upsets in NCAA Tournament history

Villanova coaching legend Rollie Massimino dies at age 82

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, who coached Villanova to '85 title, dead at 82

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Rollie Massimino, the fiery former Villanova coach who led the 1985 Wildcats team to an improbable NCAA title, died Wednesday in Florida.

Rollie Massimino, Villanova coach who led NCAA tournament upset, dies at 82

Most remembered for pulling off the greatest upset in NCAA tournament history, Rollie Massimino died at age 82        

Rollie Massimino, the coach of Villanova's 1985 title team, in hospice care in Florida

Massimino led one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history when Nova stunned Georgetown

College hoops has impressive candidates up for 2017 Hall of Fame inclusion

From Bill Self to Rebecca Lobo, Chris Webber to Rollie Massimino, it could be a legendary class

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