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Sunday | November 23, 2014 | 11:08am

Rollie Massimino

Rollie Massimino
Rollie Massimino Coach

Inducted in 2013
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee N/A
BIO

Massimino coached for 30 years at the NCAA level. He began his coaching career at Stony Brook where he compiled a 34-16 record in two years. His next stop was at Villanova, where he spent 19 years as the Wildcats' coach and amassed 357 wins. Massimino's 1984-85 Villanova team defeated conference rival Georgetown in the NCAA championship game in one of the greatest upsets in tournament history. In addition to the national title, Massimino's teams won five conference championships and received 12 NCAA tournament bids. He went on to coach at UNLV and Cleveland State for nine years. He currently coaches Northwood University in West Palm Beach, Florida.



Where They Were
State University of New York at Stony Brook 1969-1971
Villanova University 1973-1992
University of Nevada Las Vegas 1992-1994
Cleveland State University 1996-2003
Northwood University (Florida) 2006-Present