American basketball coachDied when: 82 years 290 days (993 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Roland Vincent Massimino (November 13, 1934 – August 30, 2017) was an American basketball coach.He served as the head men's basketball coach at Stony Brook University (1969–1971), Villanova University (1973–1992), the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (1992–1994), Cleveland State University (1996–2003), and at Northwood University's Florida campus, which was sold in 2014 to Keiser University (2006–2017).
At Villanova, he led his 1984–85 team to the NCAA championship.Entering the 1985 NCAA Tournament as an eight seed, Villanova defeated their heavily favored Big East Conference foe, the Georgetown Hoyas, in the title game.
It is widely regarded as one of the greatest upsets in NCAA history.