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Jay Wright reveals Villanova jersey patch honoring Rollie Massimino

Villanova basketball will honor legendary coach Rollie Massimino's memory with a commemorative "RVM" patch on the team's jerseys this season.

Head coach Jay Wright, a protege of Massimino, tweeted out a glimpse at the patch on Twitter Thursday.

Massimino, who led the Wildcats to their historic upset over Georgetown to win the 1985 national championship,  died at the age of 82 on Wednesday, August 30. 

Villanova will hold funeral arrangements for the iconic coach on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12.