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Buonaguro finally gets another shot

Nearly 20 years after his only head-coaching gig ended, assistant takes over Siena

Originally Published: July 2, 2010
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

He is 56 years old, but to Rollie Massimino, Mitch Buonaguro is still a "kid."

As in, "That's the kind of kid he is" or "He's a good, family kid."

That's the thing about Massimino. Once you're in his family, you're always one of his kids. He'll always take care of you.

So when Fran McCaffery punched his successful mid-major ticket into high-major work at Iowa, Massimino got on the phone.

He called Siena athletic director John D'Argenio and told him to make his job ...

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