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FORMER VILLANOVA, CLEVELAND STATE COACH DIES » Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova’s storied run to the 1985 NCAA championship and won more than 800 games in his career, died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 82.
Massimino’s death was announced by Keiser University, where he was still the men’s basketball coach. He spent the final days of his life in hospice care.
Best known for that national title at Villanova, Massimino also coached at Stony Brook, UNLV and Cleveland State. Massimino spent the last 11 years of his life at Keiser, where he started the program and turned it into an NAIA power.
He was a finalist for enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame this year.
Massimino is survived by his wife, five children and 17 grandchildren.
ISNER, SHARAPOVA ADVANCE AT U.S. OPEN » Topranked American man John Isner had 30 aces in a 6-3, 6-4, 7-5, secondround victory over Hyeon Chung of South Korea in the U.S. Open Aug. 30.
The 10th-seeded Isner never lost his serve and fittingly hit his final ace on match point. He now has 52 aces in the tournament, more than any other player.
Maria Sharapova used 12 aces to beat 59thranked Timea Babos of Hungary, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1, to reach the third round.
Sharapova beat No. 2 seed Simona Halep in the first round at Flushing Meadows.