Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

Isaiah Briscoe reflects on his time at Kentucky

04/26/2017 05:44 PM

Former Cat Isaiah Briscoe was in Louisivlle last night for his signing tour. We caught up with him about his time at Kentucky and his future as a pro. Briscoe is currently projected to go undrafted. TJ Beisner and Bradley McKee give their thoughts on Briscoe’s future in the NBA.  Read more 

Is this John Calipari's toughest rebuilding job yet?

04/26/2017 05:36 PM

Kentucky basketball is losing eight of its top nine scorers from this past season. That accounts to over 80 points per game lost. With Wenyen Gabriel being the leading returning scorer at 4.6 points per game, this roster turnover is unlike any in the past for John Calipari. Calipari faces a tough task of rebuilding this team into another title contender next season. Can he do it and is this his toughest rebuilding job yet? We discuss.  Read more 

Looking ahead to Jon Toth's future in the NFL

04/26/2017 05:26 PM

Former Auburn Tigers center and SEC Network sideline reporter Cole Cubelic joined KSTV to discuss Jon Toth’s future in the NFL as he hopes to hear his name called this weekend in the NFL Draft. The draft starts tomorrow night and runs through Saturday. Toth is currently the only Wildcat projected to be drafted and most mock drafts have him as a mid-round pick on Saturday.  Read more 

Shocky Jacques-Louis is excited to be a Kentucky Wildcat

04/25/2017 08:00 PM

Kentucky football is focusing on putting together its 2018 class right now and while they lost quarterback commit Jarren Williams yesterday, they picked up a big commitment last Friday from three-star athlete Shocky Jacques-Louis. Jacques-Louis is from Fort Meyers, Florida and is finishing up is junior year at Dunbar High School. He chose Kentucky over Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina and Cincinnati among others. KSTV talked with Jacques-Louis about his commitment and why he is so excited to be a Kentucky... Read more 

Evan Daniels Recruiting Update: Latest with Cam Johnson, Mark Smith and Hamidou Diallo

04/25/2017 07:45 PM

Wednesday is a big day for Kentucky basketball recruiting. Cameron Johnson is beginning his visit on campus and Mark Smith makes his college decision at 7 pm ET. Evan Daniels of Scout.com joined KSTV to take a look at the latest surrounding Johnson and Smith. He also weighs in on Hamidou Diallo’s future.  Read more 

An inside look at the 2017 CATSPY Awards

04/25/2017 04:46 PM

The fifteenth annual CATSPY awards were held on Monday night to recognize the accomplishments of UK athletes on and off the court this past year. Nineteen awards were given out and it was a special night for all involved with Kentucky athletics. We were there and captured the best moments:  Read more 

Jarren Williams decommits from Kentucky

04/24/2017 04:52 PM

Kentucky football needs to find another quarterback for its 2018 class, as quarterback commit Jarren Williams announced he is decommitting from Kentucky. Williams was Kentucky’s first commitment in the 2018 class, and has since picked up offers from Florida, Florida State, Alabama, Tennessee and LSU among others. He made the announcement via twitter this afternoon: “After much thought and prayer, I have decided to decommit from Kentucky and open up my recruitment. This is an opportunity of a lifetime and... Read more 

Hamidou Diallo to go through NBA draft process but doesn't plan on hiring an agent

04/23/2017 07:39 PM

Kentucky freshman guard Hamidou Diallo has decided to go through the NBA Draft process but doesn’t plan on hiring an agent. So long as he doesn’t hire an agent, Diallo has until May 24 to make a final decision. Diallo enrolled at Kentucky in January and practiced with the team. He was eligible to play, but Coach Calipari and Diallo decided it would be best for him if he didn’t play. Here’s what Diallo said about his decision: “Playing in the... Read more 

UK on eBay | April 21st edition

04/23/2017 05:59 PM

Bradley McKee and Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff faced off in this week’s edition of “UK on eBay.” The game features a Dan Issel signed ABA jersey, Adolph Rupp’s autograph, a Kentucky bourbon bottle collection and much more.  Read more 

Devin Booker's bright future with the Phoenix Suns

04/22/2017 11:31 AM

Former Cat Devin Booker is coming off of a strong sophomore season with the Phoenix Suns. Booker is the face of the young franchise that hopes to take the next step and make the playoffs next season. Booker talked with SLAM about this past season. “I feel like I accomplished the start of something,” said Booker. “The 70 points and game-winners, I think that was a start of a legacy. People start to know my name actually now and they’re... Read more 


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