28 years ago today Rollie Massimino led Villanova to a major upset in the NCAA championship game

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- On this day in 1985, Rollie Massimino coached the No. 8 seed Villanova Wildcats to a NCAA Championship win over top-seeded Georgetown in what is considered one of the greatest upsets in college basketball history.

ESPN 106.3's Emerson Lotzia caught up with the current Northwood University head coach to talk about that historic moment 28 years ago.

Click on the video attached to this article to watch the interview.

It was also announced today that Massimino will be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in November.  Click HERE to read more.

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