The Villanova Wildcats will get an extra kick in their spirits on Monday night as for head coach Rollie Massimino, who led 'Nova to the National Championship in 1985, has arrived in Houston.
A Villanova trustee Sent Private Plane for Rollie Massimino who was not planning to attend Title Game because of his sick wife but he's here— Jeff Skversky (@JeffSkversky) April 4, 2016
Rollie Massimino in Houston with his 85 team: "I had to be here." We go 1on1 with Rollie on NBC10 620pm #Villanova pic.twitter.com/T7u4wE9A7n— John Clark CSN (@JClarkCSN) April 4, 2016
UPDATE: Rollie Massimino IS in Houston for championship game. Photo is from today at Royal Sonesta.@SportsCenter pic.twitter.com/XefDU6wHUv— Josh Cohen ESPN WPB (@JoshCohenRadio) April 4, 2016
Rollie Massimino is here with 85 team. Said he couldnt miss this. Hear from Rollie on NBC10 620pm. #Villanova pic.twitter.com/Ag5wyjqAuq— John Clark CSN (@JClarkCSN) April 4, 2016
After arriving, Massimino spoke with CBS.
"Villanova!!!" - Rollie Massimino makes his Championship pick pic.twitter.com/7NWBKJsHAu— CBS Sports Network (@CBSSportsNet) April 4, 2016
The @NovaMBB icon Rollie Massimino hit our set and shared his thoughts on the Championship Game.https://t.co/TiR0xXEd1O— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) April 4, 2016
And his advice...
What would Rollie Massimino's pump up speech to @NovaMBB be for tonight? Something like this. pic.twitter.com/jX88V3xGHf— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) April 4, 2016