For its annual Sportsman of the Year honor, Sports Illustrated simply could not choose between a pair of iconic coaches.
Therefore, both Pat Summitt and Mike Krzyzewski have been recognized by the magazine, with the University of Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach and the Duke University Men's Basketball Coach covering the latest issue of the publication:
Last month, Coach K set the all-time Division I mark for coaching victories, less than two years after leading Duke to yet another national title.
Summitt, meanwhile, put her stamp on 2011 in a more personal way: in August, she announced that she'd continue her legendary coaching career despite a diagnosis of early-onset dementia.
Krzyzewski and Summitt join John Wooden and Dean Smith as the only coaches to receive this award from Sports Illustrated. They'll be honored with a banquet in New York City tomorrow night.