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.

Isaac Humphries projected a second-round pick by

04/19/2017 05:57 PM

Former Kentucky Wildcat Isaac Humphries is busy preparing for the next level. While most think that Humphries will take his talents overseas, it appears he does have a shot at the NBA. The draft site currently has Humphries projected to be picked in the second round of June’s NBA draft at number 46 to the Houston Rockets. Humphries averaged just 2.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per game this past season at Kentucky. Does Humphries have a realistic chance of... Read more 

UK Baseball | Recapping the big Louisville win, Looking ahead to LSU with Derek Terry

04/19/2017 05:53 PM

Kentucky baseball ended its six-game losing streak to Louisville on Tuesday night with an impressive 11-7 win over the second ranked Cardinals. Derek Terry of joined KSTV to discuss some of Kentucky’s key players in the win and also preview this weekend’s home series against No. 8 LSU.  Read more 

Evaluating De'Aaron Fox's game at the next level

04/18/2017 05:17 PM

De’Aaron Fox is virtually a lock to be a lottery pick in the NBA Draft this June. As he prepares to take the next step, TJ Beisner and Bradley McKee discuss what the future holds for Fox in the NBA.  Read more 

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has big weekend in Louisville

04/17/2017 07:00 PM

Future Kentucky Wildcat Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had a big weekend in Louisville, as he was named MVP of the Kentucky Derby Festival Classic. Gilgeous-Alexander had a game-high 29 points as Team Thunder beat Team Lightning 122-109. Alexander also won the all-star game’s three-point shooting contest. Mark Krebs and Bradley McKee joined TJ Beisner to discuss Gilgeous-Alexander’s rapid rise as of late and what’s in store for him next season at Kentucky.  Read more 

Recapping a strong spring for Kentucky Football

04/17/2017 05:56 PM

Friday night’s spring game marked the end of spring football for Kentucky. The Blue team beat the White team 31-14 behind strong performances from Sihiem King and Gunnar Hoak. King rushed for a game-high 107 yards on 19 carries, while scoring two touchdowns. Hoak, who played for both teams, threw for 174 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for a score. Overall, Mark Stoops was pleased with what his team accomplished during the spring and he has high expectations... Read more 

Dominique Hawkins plays "UK on eBay"

04/16/2017 02:52 PM

The latest edition of “UK on eBay” featured a very special guest, former Kentucky basketball player Dominique Hawkins. Hawkins battled it out with Bradley McKee and it came down to the wire. Check out who won:  Read more 

Dominique Hawkins visits Hopkins Elementary on Friday

04/15/2017 09:00 AM

Dominique Hawkins understands how much young Kentucky basketball fans across the state look up to him. The former Wildcat stopped by Hopkins Elementary school in Somerset, KY on Friday afternoon to talk about the importance of education and being kind to one another. Check out part of Hawkins’ time with the kids:  Read more 

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander visits Norton Children's Hospital

04/14/2017 05:25 PM

Incoming Kentucky basketball player Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is in Louisville for Saturday night’s Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic. Gilgeous-Alexander and the rest of the participants have been hard at work on the court, but this morning they got away from practice and gave back to those who need it most. They visited Norton Children’s Hospital in downtown Louisville to hang out with kids who are battling cancer and other serious illnesses. We followed Gilgeous-Alexander as he went around and hung out... Read more 

Justin Rowland previews Spring Game, updates Jarren Williams' recruitment

04/13/2017 05:45 PM

We are less than 24 hours away from Kentucky football’s annual spring game held at Commonwealth Stadium. The scrimmage gives fans the opportunity to get an early look at this year’s team. Coming off of a seven win season that included a bowl appearance, their is a lot of buzz surrounding the program. Quarterback Stephen Johnson and running back Benny Snell are returning and expected to lead the Wildcat offense, while the defense features several star returners in Jordan Jones,... Read more 

Meet Kentucky Baseball's "Twin Towers"

04/13/2017 05:26 PM

Two of Kentucky’s top starting pitchers this season are sophomores Sean Hjelle and Justin Lewis. Both are unusually tall for their position, with Lewis standing at 6’7” and Hjelle standing at 6’11”. The two combined are 8-4 on the season and have been instrumental in Kentucky’s strong start to the season. Bradley McKee spent an afternoon with Hjelle and Lewis, who he calls the “Twin Towers” of Kentucky baseball.  Read more