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.

Meet UK's New Punter, Max Duffy

02/01/2018 03:59 PM

The early enrollees for Kentucky’s class of 2018 are already on campus and preparing themselves for the fall. One of the more interesting new Wildcats is 24-year-old Australian punter Max Duffy, who is expected to transform the special teams.  Read more 

Kentucky rallies from 17-point deficit, beats West Virginia, 83-76

01/27/2018 09:31 PM

On Friday, John Calipari said it would only be a big game for Kentucky if they won. After the final buzzer sounded, it might actually be much more than that. The Cats traveled to West Virginia Saturday night to take on the seventh-ranked Mountaineers in their toughest challenge of the season and looked overwhelmed in the first half. Kentucky committed ten turnovers in the game’s first ten minutes, but still trailed by only 3 points. But West Virginia... Read more 

Kentucky Ready To Face Off With West Virginia

01/26/2018 05:08 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats hit the road for a showdown in Morgantown with the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday night. John Calipari spoke today about what he expects from the game: One of the players Calipari says the Cats must be ready to battle with is WVU big man Sagaba Konate. These are our players to watch against WVU:  Read more 

Catching Up With Devin Booker and Tyler Ulis

01/25/2018 05:13 PM

Devin Booker and Tyler Ulis have traveled a unique path from being best friends to playing together in college and now doing the same in the NBA. We stopped by the Phoenix Suns’ shootaround in Indianapolis this week to catch up with the former Cats.  Read more 

KSTV Top Five: Wildcat Duos Coached By John Calipari

01/25/2018 05:06 PM

We were in Indianapolis for Wednesday’s show to catch up with former Cats Devin Booker and Tyler Ulis, who are now playing with the Phoenix Suns. That got the conversation started on our favorite duos under John Calipari at Kentucky. These are our Top Five:  Read more 

Is It Time To Worry About This UK Basketball Team?

01/22/2018 05:47 PM

The loss to Florida dropped Kentucky to 4-3 in SEC play and put the Cats outside of the Top-25 rankings this week. Still, with a young and talented team, John Calipari remains optimistic. But, is it time to worry about the Wildcats?  Read more 

Looking Back At UK's Meltdown In Knoxville

01/08/2018 05:31 PM

The UK basketball team encountered a physical Tennessee team on their trip to Knoxville over the weekend and the Cats got thumped by 19-points in the second half. John Calipari explained afterward that his team has a lack of toughness. We tried to make sense of Kentucky’s performance in Knoxville.  Read more 

Future Wildcat Plays In Army All-American Bowl

01/08/2018 05:25 PM

Future Kentucky offensive lineman Darian Kinnard suited up in the Army All-American Bowl over the weekend in San Antonio. We had a chance to talk with him after the game about his week with the other All-Americans and his plans for college.  Read more 

Looking Back at UK's Win over LSU in Baton Rouge

01/04/2018 05:51 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats passed their first true road test of the season in a win over LSU on Wednesday night. We looked back at UK’s win over the Tigers and what we learned about the team.  Read more 

What Is The Legacy Of Kentucky's 2014 Class?

01/04/2018 05:24 PM

With the announcement that quarterback Drew Barker will transfer from Kentucky, the final chapter of UK’s highly-ranked 2014 class comes to a close. Justin Rowland from Cats Illustrated joined KSTV to discuss their legacy, as well as much more.  Read more 

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