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.

Justin Rowland Recruiting Update: The latest with Akeem Hayes and DeAndre Square

06/24/2017 11:13 AM

Justin Rowland of Cats Illustrated joined KSTV to discuss the latest with new 2018 commitments Akeem Hayes and DeAndre Square. He also explains why the future of Kentucky football has never been brighter.  Read more 

NBA Draft Recap: Taking a closer look at how Kentucky's three lottery picks fit in with their teams

06/23/2017 05:02 PM

Last night was special for the Kentucky basketball program as three Wildcats were taken in the lottery. We take a closer look at each of their fits here: De’Aaron Fox: Drafted fifth overall by the Sacramento Kings De’Aaron Fox is joining a very young Sacramento team that features two former Wildcats in big men Willie Cauley-Stein and Skal Labissiere. The Kings finished 12th in the West last season with a 32-50 record. Sacramento is hoping fox can be the floor general... Read more 

Bam Adebayo drafted by the Miami Heat with the No. 14 pick

06/22/2017 09:05 PM

Bam Adebayo becomes the final lottery pick in the 2017 NBA draft as the Miami Heat selected him with the No. 14 pick. Adebayo, who was believed to be on the fringe of the first round just a few weeks ago, really impressed teams leading up to the draft with his size, athleticism and jump shot. Adebayo averaged 13 points and eight rebounds per game last season at Kentucky. He was named All-SEC Second Team and a member of the... Read more 

Malik Monk drafted by Charlotte with the No. 11 pick

06/22/2017 08:44 PM

Malik Monk is headed to Charlotte. The Lepanto, Arkansas native was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Monk is joining former Kentucky player Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in Charlotte. Monk was one of the most electric scorers in college basketball this past season. He averaged 19.8 points per game, second among all freshmen. He scored 20 points or more in 18 games and scored a freshman record 47 points against North Carolina... Read more 

De'Aaron Fox drafted by the Sacramento Kings with the No. 5 pick

06/22/2017 08:06 PM

The Sacramento Kings selected De’Aaron Fox with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Sacramento’s roster now features three former Kentucky players with Fox joining big men Skal Labissiere and Willie Cauley-Stein. Fox averaged 16.7 points, 4.6 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game in his one season at Kentucky. He earned All-SEC First Team honors by the Associated Press and league coaches. He was also named a third-team All-American by USA Today and CBS Sports. Sacramento... Read more 

Darius Miller back in Mason County for his skills camp

06/22/2017 04:53 PM

Former Kentucky Wildcat Darius Miller is back in Mason County for his annual skills camp with Chris Lofton. Miller is coming off of his third straight German basketball championship with Brose Bamberg. TJ Beisner caught up with Miller about giving back to the local community, his success overseas and what Kentucky means to him.  Read more 

Hamidou Diallo and PJ Washington make Team USA U19 team

06/22/2017 11:17 AM

Kentucky freshmen Hamidou Diallo and PJ Washington have been named to the Team USA U19 team, it was announced Thursday morning. The team, coached by John Calipari, will head to Cairo, Egypt for the FIBA World Cup that starts on July 1st. 2018 Kentucky targets Romeo Langford, Cameron Reddish, Immanuel Quickly and Louis King also made the roster. Five-star 2018 center Bol Bol did not make the roster. Kevin Knox looked likely to make the roster until yesterday when he... Read more 

Previewing the 2017 NBA Draft

06/21/2017 07:45 PM

The NBA draft kicks off at 7 pm at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Since 2010, 28 Kentucky players have been drafted under John Calipari and three more are expected to be taken tonight in De’Aaron Fox, Malik Monk and Bam Adebayo. We take an in-depth look at each of them and their futures in the NBA. Watch:  Read more 

Top Five: Favorite moments from the NBA draft in the Calipari era

06/21/2017 04:39 PM

There have been a lot of exciting moments from the NBA draft during John Calipari’s time at Kentucky. We count down our five favorite moments from the past seven NBA drafts. Watch:  Read more 

2018 wide receiver flips commitment from Louisville to Kentucky

06/20/2017 10:33 PM

Kentucky picked up another football commitment on Tuesday night. 2018 three-star wide receiver Akeem Hayes flipped his commitment from Louisville to Kentucky. He hails from Hollywood, Florida, where fellow 2018 commitments Davoan Hawkins and Marvin Alexander are also from. Hayes made the announcement on twitter, saying that the relationships he has built with the Kentucky coaching staff over the past couple of months were big reasons for his flip to Kentucky. Hayes is Kentucky’s 13th commitment in Kentucky’s 2018 class.... Read more