Anthony Davis named 2012 Kentucky Sportsman of the Year

Anthony Davis - photo by Tammie Brown |
Anthony Davis – photo by Walter Cornett |

Pundits called it one of the greatest years ever for a player of any sport, professional or college. That was more than enough to name the 2012 Lexington Herald-Leader Sportsman of the Year.

The former Wildcat and -coached player was named the Sportsman of the Year on Thursday at the Bluegrass Sports Awards banquet after leading the Cats to the 2012 national championship, going No. 1 in the 2012 Draft and winning a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.

Quite a year for a guy who was a 6-foot-3, relatively un-recruited guard a few years ago.

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