Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News or watch it anytime with Spectrum On Demand. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

Briscoe, Willis and Humphries sign summer league deals

06/23/2017 07:30 PM

Isaiah Briscoe (76ers) and Derek Willis (Pistons) signed NBA Summer League contracts on Friday, along with Isaac Humphries (Wizards). We discussed their possibility of making a roster next year.  Read more 

Kyle Tucker talks Team USA basketball

06/21/2017 08:58 PM

John Calipari is in Colorado Springs this week as he holds tryouts for the U19 USA Basketball squad. Kyle Tucker of is there and joined KSTV to discuss what he’s seen.  Read more 

Romeo Langford looking forward to U19 Team USA tryouts

06/16/2017 07:30 PM

John Calipari is getting prepared to coach Team USA’s U-19 team, starting in just a few days in Colorado Springs. Twenty Eight players are trying out for the team from June 18 to the 25th, with the 12 man team expected to be named on June 22nd. The team will play in the FIBA World Cup in Cairo, Egypt from July first through the ninth. One of Calipari’s biggest targets will be there – shooting guard Romeo Langford from New... Read more 

Evan White selected #17 overall by the Seattle Mariners

06/12/2017 09:01 PM

Kentucky first baseman Evan White was selected in the first round of Monday’s Major League Baseball Draft, getting picked up by the Seattle Mariners with the 17th overall pick. Of the selection, Mariners Director of Amateur Scouting Scott Hunter said, “We’re very excited to add Evan White to the organization. His addition will give us another athletic player whose character and baseball acumen will allow him to have success. He understand and values what the Seattle Mariners are all... Read more 

Isaiah Briscoe impressing NBA teams on workout tour

06/12/2017 07:31 PM

Former Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe is still making the rounds, trying out for NBA teams and trying to secure a spot in the draft later this month.  Read more 

Wenyen Gabriel's transformation setting the stage for big sophomore season

06/12/2017 07:06 PM

Kentucky forward Wenyen Gabriel returns as the team’s most experienced player and leading scorer and rebounder, but is looking to capitalize on a hard off-season in order to become the team’s backbone.  Read more 

Talking basketball and baseball with Larry Glover

06/12/2017 07:03 PM

The UK baseball season just concluded, while things are just starting to ramp up with the UK basketball team and John Calipari’s Team USA squad. Larry Glover joined us to take a look at both sports.  Read more 

Patrick Towles plays "UK on eBay"

06/11/2017 06:58 PM

Former UK quarterback Patrick Towles stopped by the KSTV studio on Friday to talk football and play a game of “UK on eBay” against Bradley McKee.  Read more 

Looking at Drew Barker's road to winning back the starting job

06/09/2017 09:55 PM

UK quarterback Drew Barker is finally back after a back injury derailed his season last year, but he finds himself now trying to win back the job from Stephen Johnson, who led Kentucky to a bowl game. We talked with former quarterback Patrick Towles about how Barker can win back the job and what it’s like in the locker room as you try to re-establish yourself.  Read more 

Looking at Calipari's Team USA options

06/09/2017 09:39 PM

Invitations went out to 28 players for John Calipari’s U19 Team USA squad this week. Three Kentucky Wildcats received the invitations and several other recruiting targets did as well.  Read more