High school basketball: Top 25 boys' teams

December 1, 2013 

(Based on a survey of coaches; first-place votes in parentheses)

School Last year's record Mike Fields' comment

1. Ballard (63) 32-5 State champs in 1977, '88, '99 ... and 2014?

2. Pleasure Ridge Park (6) 25-8 Seeking 13th Sweet Sixteen under Mabrey

3. Scott County (5) 24-8 7-foot transfer Long X-factor for Cards?

4. Holmes 32-3 Beetle (Bolden) juice sparks Bulldogs

5. Louisville Trinity 28-6 Rocks main challenger to Ballard in 7th

6. Knott County Central 30-6 Justice's supporting cast key to success

7. Hopkinsville 33-5 Tigers stocked for 2nd Region three-peat

8. Warren Central 28-7 Porter-Bunton, Carver provide Dragons' fire

9. Perry County Central 26-8 Johnson, Beverly terrific inside, outside duo

10. Lafayette 16-11 Sky's the limit if Generals get good guard play

11. Newport Catholic 30-3

12. Johnson Central 22-11

13. Cordia 19-10

14. Montgomery County 33-5

15. Doss 19-11

16. Wayne County 27-8

17. John Hardin 29-4

18. Lexington Catholic 22-11

19. Fleming County 28-7

20. Henry Clay 23-10

21. Covington Catholic 27-7

22. Henderson County 26-6

23. Collins 21-7

24. Male 25-9

25. Clay County 26-7

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