We are revealing, in reverse alphabetical order, the 10 finalists for the 2015 Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Sportsman of the Year award. The winner will be announced Tuesday simultaneously on Kentucky.com and at the fifth annual Bluegrass Sports Awards Banquet. Complete results will be in Wednesday’s Herald-Leader. The eighth finalist is:
2015 claim to fame: Coached Kentucky to a 38-0 start and its fourth Final Four trip in five years and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
What a voter said: “The almost-perfect season with a spot in the Hall of Fame.” — Alan Cutler, WLEX-TV
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If you go: Bluegrass Sports Awards
When: Jan. 26
Where: Lexington Convention Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom
Cost: Tables of 10 $1,250; individual tickets $150.
Tickets: Bluegrass Sports Commission 859-286-5156 or https://2016bsatickets.eventbrite.com