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.

What Should Fans Expect From Kentucky's Wide Receivers?

03/16/2018 05:57 PM

As Kentucky looks to improve their passing game in 2018, they’ll turn to a familiar face in Dorian Baker, as well as a group of young receivers. We talked with Justin Rowland of Cats Illustrated about what the group can accomplish this season.  Read more 

Kentucky Turning To Young Receiving Group

03/15/2018 04:50 PM

The Kentucky football team is hoping that their passing game takes a big step forward in 2018 and the Cats will look to Dorian Baker to help that become a reality. Baker, who missed all of what would have been his senior year in 2017 due to injury, is not yet cleared to practice, but he’s making a positive impact with the young receivers. Aside from Baker, Kentucky’s receivers mostly lack experience. However, a handful of sophomores are showing... Read more 

The "McKees" To An NCAA Tournament Win Over Davidson

03/15/2018 09:26 AM

The Kentucky basketball team opens NCAA Tournament play tonight with a game against the Davidson Wildcats in Boise. Let Bradley McKee and Lyndsey Gough get you ready for tip with the “McKees” to a Kentucky win. Who is the player to watch in tonight’s matchup between Kentucky and Davidson? Bradley and Lyndsey made their picks.  Read more 

What Do Boise State Students Know About Kentucky?

03/14/2018 05:52 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats are in Boise, Idaho for the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament. KSTV’s Bradley McKee stopped by the campus of Boise State University to see what the students there know about the Commonwealth.  Read more 

Football Coaches Pleased With Spring Competition

03/14/2018 05:49 PM

The Kentucky football team wrapped up their first week of spring football before taking this week off for spring break. As the players walked away from their first week together, the coaches said they were impressed with the competition and the pursuit of higher standards.  Read more 

Fact or Fiction: Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament Edition

03/13/2018 05:47 PM

Is Kentucky on upset alert against Davidson? Do the Cats have an answer for Deandre Ayton? Can Kentucky beat Virginia? With the games getting underway, we played “Fact or Fiction” with a number of Kentucky’s possible NCAA Tournament scenarios.  Read more 

Calipari Prepping Wildcats For NCAA Tournament Run

03/13/2018 05:20 PM

The Kentucky basketball team is in Boise for Thursday’s tournament-opener with Davidson. John Calipari said on the SEC Teleconference this week that he’s trying to get his team ready to play for the name on the front of their jersey. Former Wildcat Mark Krebs joined us in studio to discuss how John Calipari’s coaching can change when the team gets to the postseason.  Read more 

Jarred Vanderbilt's Status for NCAA Tournament Unknown

03/12/2018 05:37 PM

Kentucky’s leading rebounder, Jarred Vanderbilt, did not play in the SEC Tournament and his status remains unknown as the team prepares to travel to Idaho for the NCAA Tournament. John Calipari commented on the freshman’s status today on the SEC teleconference.  Read more 

Breaking Down Kentucky's NCAA Tournament Draw

03/12/2018 05:07 PM

After winning the SEC Tournament on Sunday afternoon, the Kentucky basketball team returned to Lexington to learn their NCAA fate. John Calipari hosted the team at his home for the selection show and shared his opinions about the draw afterward. Is Calipari right about Kentucky’s draw? We discussed.  Read more 

Wenyen Gabriel's Big Game Powers Kentucky Past Alabama

03/10/2018 04:38 PM

The Kentucky basketball team advanced to the finals of the SEC Tournament on Saturday, beating Alabama 86-63 in St. Louis. The Cats had a battle on their hands for most of the first half, before blowing things open and walking away with 23-point win. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kevin Knox and PJ Washington all scored in double-figures for Kentucky, but the star of the game was sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel. Gabriel came off of the bench to knock down all seven... Read more