We are revealing, in alphabetical order, the 10 finalists for the 2012 Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Sportsman of the Year award. The winner will be announced the night of Jan. 31 simultaneously on Kentucky.com and at the Bluegrass Sports Award Banquet. Complete results will be in the Feb. 1 Herald-Leader.
What he did in 2012: Coached Kentucky men's basketball to a 38-2 record, an undefeated SEC mark (16-0), a second consecutive Final Four berth and the 2012 NCAA championship.
Voter comment: "(Calipari) had the most statewide impact of anyone ... hands down." — Neal Bradley, Murray State University play-by-play announcer
Previously announced finalist: Teddy Bridgewater