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.

Preview: Virginia Tech at Kentucky

12/15/2017 04:47 PM

Kentucky has their toughest home test to date on Saturday when a 9-1 Virginia Tech team arrives at Rupp Arena. John Calipari explained the challenge the Cats face. Mark Krebs and Bradley McKee joined TJ Beisner to preview the game.  Read more 

What To Watch For In UK's Game With Virginia Tech

12/15/2017 04:44 PM

The UK basketball team takes the floor Saturday against a 9-1 Virginia Tech team. John Calipari says it’s going to be a tough test for his team and we went through what we’ll be watching for when the two teams take the floor.  Read more 

Jarred Vanderbilt Hints At Return

12/14/2017 10:04 PM

UK freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt injured his foot and September and was not expected to return until January. But after he hinted at a possible return on his Instagram account, everyone is hoping he might be back on the court sooner. Former Cat Mark Krebs explains what his eventual return to action will look like.  Read more 

A look at Kentucky's newest football commitments with Justin Rowland

12/14/2017 09:51 PM

With the early signing day coming up next week, the Kentucky football staff has added a trio of 2018 commitments and has their eyes on a few more. Justin Rowland from Cats Illustrated joined us to break it all down.  Read more 

Evaluating Hamidou Diallo's development

12/12/2017 05:30 PM

When he arrived on campus a year ago, Hamidou Diallo brought a lot of excitement and anticipation with him. Fans had to wait until this season to see him in a Kentucky jersey. KSTV discussed what we’ve seen from him so far.  Read more 

Kyle Tucker talks Kentucky basketball

12/12/2017 05:26 PM

The UK basketball team returns to Rupp Arena on Saturday to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies. Virginia Tech is 9 and 1 on the season and they’re knocking down 47 percent of their threes as a team. So they’ll be a good test for a Kentucky team that John Calipari says deserves some recognition. We talked about UK’s development with Kyle Tucker from SEC Country.  Read more 

John Calipari says Kentucky deserves more respect

12/11/2017 05:38 PM

Despite the team struggling in the second half against Monmouth and despite saying just 24 hours prior to the game that Kentucky had a lot of work to still do, John Calipari said it’s time to believe in this UK basketball team.  Read more 

Looking back at UK's win over Monmouth

12/11/2017 05:18 PM

The UK basketball team took the floor away from Rupp Arena for only the second time this season when they took on Monmouth Saturday at Rupp Arena. The seventh-ranked Cats came out strong early and took a 54 to 31 lead at the half, thanks in large part to freshman PJ Washington, who scored 16 points in the first 20 minutes….and though the Cats would get outscored in the second half, it was a mostly positive outing in New york. ... Read more 

Evaluating Eddie Gran's tenure as UK's offensive coordinator

12/11/2017 04:47 PM

Kentucky’s offense ranked 103rd in the nation this season under offensive coordinator Eddie Gran. Still, Gran’s name has been mentioned as a possibility for at least one other coaching job this off-season. KSTV looked at Gran’s tenure and the criticism he’s received for Kentucky’s run-focused offense.  Read more 

Kentucky basketball showing championship traits

12/06/2017 05:54 PM

The latest Vegas odds give Kentucky a 14-1 chance to win a national championship. Are the Cats showing signs of what it takes to win a title? Former Wildcat Mark Krebs thinks so.  Read more 


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