Butler and Sacred Heart basketball ranked

The Butler and Sacred Heart basketball teams are ranked in this week’s Associated Press poll.

1. Sacred Heart (12) – 21-5 – 130 – 1

T-2. (tie) Mercer County – 22-3 – 108 – 2

T-2. (tie) Elizabethtown (2) – 241 – 108 – 4

4. Campbell County – 23-3 – 105 – 3

5. Murray – 23-2 – 82 – 5

6. Butler – 22-2 – 76 – 6

7. Scott County – 23-2 – 62 – 7

8. South Warren – 23-3 – 40 – 9

9. Harlan County – 21-3 – 22 – 10

10. Male – 16-7 – 19 – 8

Others receiving votes: Boyd County 5. Ryle  4. Graves County 2. Leslie County 2. Shelby Valley 2. Hazard 1. Eastern 1. Clark County 1.

This week’s voters: The Daily Independent, Ashland; Daily News, Bowling Green; Kentucky Enquirer, Cincinnati; Times-Tribune, Corbin; Daily Enterprise, Harlan; Kentucky New Era, Hopkinsville; Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington; The Courier-Journal, Louisville; The Ledger Independent, Maysville; The Mayfield Messenger, Mayfield; The Paducah Sun, Paducah; Times Leader Princeton, Princeton; WDKY, Lexington; WKYX, Paducah.