Top 25 boys basketball teams in Kentucky

Top 25 boys basketball teams in Kentucky


Top 25 boys basketball teams in Kentucky


As voted by state’s coaches; first-place votes in parentheses

Team Region 2013-14

1. Trinity (74) Seventh 31-6

Ray Spalding, a U of L signee, is Mr. Basketball front-runner

2. Ballard (7) Seventh 29-6

Senior Jalen Perry leads way, but Bruins have lots of parts to replace

3. Knott County Central 14th 25-7

Two Division I-bound seniors in Camron Justice (Vanderbilt), Evan Hall (IUPUI)

4. Newport Central Catholic (1) Ninth 29-4

Northern Kentucky-bound Drew McDonald leads veteran group

5. Hopkinsville Second 31-3

Three straight regional titles, but JaQualis Matlock is only starter back


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6. Scott County (3) 11th 35-4

Cardinals lost seven of top eight scorers from state runner-up squad

7. Wayne County 12th 31-2

Cardinals seek third straight regional title behind guard Peyton Woods

8. Covington Catholic (2) Ninth 33-2

Defending state champion must replace three starters

9. Owensboro (1) Third 21-11

Red Devils have size advantage with 6-9 Aric Holman, 6-6 Justin Miller

10. Doss Sixth 22-8

New coach Tony Williams has solid guards in Terrell Gray, Dujuanta Weaver


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11. Holmes (2) Ninth 28-6

New coach Mike Listerman will lean on West Virginia-bound James Bolden

12. Henry Clay (1) 11th 19-13

Senior Jeremiah Tisdale out for season with torn anterior cruciate ligament

13. Pleasure Ridge Park Sixth 26-8

Richard Gaines leads Panthers’ chase for third straight regional title

14. Bowling Green Fourth 29-7

Senior guard Tucker Sine made name for himself in last season’s Sweet 16

15. Lexington Catholic 11th 19-12

Senior Tanner Johnson one of state’s top 3-point shooters


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16. Bullitt East Sixth 26-8

Junior guard Tyler Sharpe returns after sinking 94 3-pointers last season

17. Taylor County Fifth 26-7

Junior guard Quentin Goodin early leader for 2016 Mr. Basketball honor

18. Bardstown Fifth 27-7

Speedsters Eljay Cowherd, Keanu Young hope to return Tigers to Rupp

19. Eastern Seventh 20-9

Trey Moses (Ball State), Cameron Reed (New Orleans) lead Eagles

20. Perry County Central 14th 21-9

Guard Braxton Beverly (20.3 ppg) ranks among state’s top juniors


21. Henderson County Second 21-8

Colonels hope to end Hopkinsville’s regional reign behind David Simmons

22. Warren Central Fourth 24-6

Should push Bowling Green for regional title behind senior Jared Savage

23. Campbell County 10th 21-9

Junior Matt Wilson leads four returning starters from regional-title squad

24. Manual Seventh 20-11

Dwayne Sutton (North Carolina-Asheville) returns after breakout season

25. Apollo Third 20-6

Junior guard Eli Wright leads way after big summer on AAU circuit

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