Rollie Massimino was lifted onto the shoulders of his players to cut down the Rupp Arena nets after Villanova, a No. 8 seed, stunnded defending national champion Georgetown, 66-64, in the 1985 NCAA Championship Game in Lexington.
Rollie Massimino was lifted onto the shoulders of his players to cut down the Rupp Arena nets after Villanova, a No. 8 seed, stunnded defending national champion Georgetown, 66-64, in the 1985 NCAA Championship Game in Lexington. Bob Jordan Associated Press
Rollie Massimino was lifted onto the shoulders of his players to cut down the Rupp Arena nets after Villanova, a No. 8 seed, stunnded defending national champion Georgetown, 66-64, in the 1985 NCAA Championship Game in Lexington. Bob Jordan Associated Press

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Mark Story

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.