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Ameryst Alston
Ameryst  Alston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canton, Ohio

High School:
McKinley

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

04/14/2016

Ameryst Alston Selected by NY Liberty in 2nd Round of WNBA Draft

Alston is the 12th Buckeye to be selected in the WNBA draft

03/28/2016

Kelsey Mitchell Named AP First Team All-American

Mitchell is just the third Buckeye to earn the honor, joining Jessica Davenport and Jantel Lavender

02/14/2016

Alston's 26 leads No. 7 Ohio State over Penn State 77-63

Ameryst Alston hit eight 3-pointers and finished with 26 points as No. 7 Ohio State beat Penn State 77-63 on Sunday, its ninth-straight win.

12/31/2015

No. 9 Buckeyes Outlast No. 24 Spartans 85-80

Mitchell scores 15 points in the fourth quarter to lead comeback victory

12/13/2015

No. 10 Buckeyes Drop Aggies, 89-56

Alexa Hart notches her first double-double of the year

12/21/2015

Virginia @ Ohio State

Dec. 21, 2015

12/02/2015

Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, 75-72

NCAA Women's basketball: Ohio State vs. Notre Dame

11/13/2015

No. 6 Ohio State 80, No. 2 South Carolina 88

Check out the photo gallery from the No. 6 Ohio State Women's Basketball game against No. 2 South Carolina.

03/06/2014

Ohio State vs. Northwestern (USATSI)

Ohio State takes on Northwestern in the Big 10 Conference Tournament

02/09/2014

Ohio State vs. No. 9 Penn State

USATSI photos, women's basketball

Career Stats (PDF)
Career Game-by-Game Stats (PDF)

Career Honors

  • Three-time First team All-Big Ten
  • Honorable Mention AP All-American (2016)
  • All-Big Ten Freshman Team
  • National Player of the Week (2/15/16)
  • Three-time Big Ten Player of the Week (1/13/15), (11/14/15), (2/15/16)
  • Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (1/15/13), (3/4/13)

OSU Career Record Book Rankings

  • 134 games played -- 3rd
  • 2,165 points – 4th
  • 775 field goals – 6th
  • 1,694 field goal attempts – 5th
  • 181 three-point field goals –T9th
  • 502 three-point field goal attempts – 11th
  • 434 free throws – 6th
  • 534 free throw attempts – 8th 
  • 455 assists – 7th
  • 160 steals – 14th

2015-16 – Senior Year Highlights

  • First team All-Big Ten for the third-straight season
  • Scored 604 points, her third-straight season with 600 or more points
  • Was 11th in the Big Ten at 18.3 ppg
  • Had 17 games of 20 or more points
  • Made a career-high 73 three-point field goals
  • Dished-out a team-high 117 assists
  • Was 4-5 from long range and had 23 pts in the season-opener at #2 S. Carolina (11/13)
  • Had 21 points and a team-high three assists in the win over #10/9 Texas A&M (11/28)
  • Dished-out 9 assists to go along with 16 pts in the win at Cincinnati (12/6)
  • Was 9-of-10 from the floor and finished with 20 pts and 5 assists vs. NC A&T (12/13)
  • Scored a game-high 27 pts and dished-out a game-high 6 assists against Princeton (12/18)
  • Led the team with 24 pts and moved to 8th in school history in career scoring in the game vs. Virginia (12/21)
  • Had 12 pts, 6 rebs and 3 assists in the win at No. 5 Maryland (1/2)
  • Tied a career-high with 5 steals vs. Rutgers (1/10)
  • Had 25 pts, 5 rebs and 3 steals against Purdue (1/17)
  • Scored 10 pts in key 3rd quarter stretch in win at Rutgers (1/24)
  • Was a career-best 12-12 from the FT line and tallied a team-high 24 pts in the win at Illinois (2/1)
  • Notched a game-high 21 pts and 4 assists against Wisconsin (2/4)
  • Had a game-high 8 assists to go with 22 pts in the win over #5 Maryland (2/8)
  • Recorded her 2,000th career point in the win at Iowa (2/11)
  • Made a career-high eight 3-pt FGs en route to a game-high 26 pts at Penn State (2/14)
  • Celebrated her Senior Day by scoring a career-high tying 39 pts and dishing 5 assists in a rout of Illinois (2/21)
  • Scored a team-high 21 pts on 5 three-pointers in her final game as a Buckeye (3/25)

2014-15 – Junior Year Highlights

  • Had a tremendous junior campaign, finishing with 694 points, the sixth-most in a single-season in school history
  • First Team All-Big Ten for the second-straight season
  • Played and started all 35 games
  • Averaged a career-best 19.8 points per game which was 26th in the country and third in the B1G
  • Shot over 45 percent from the floor and 35 percent from beyond the arc
  • Averaged 4.0 assists per game as well as 4.8 rebounds per game
  • Also had a career-best 45 steals on the year
  • One of five players added to the Mid-Season Wade Watch List
  • Was on the Nancy Lieberman Mid-Season Watch List
  • Led all scorers on the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament with 29.0 ppg
  • Scored 27 points in the season-opener at Virginia (11/14)
  • Tied a career-high with five three-point field goals against Virginia
  • Had a career-game against St. Francis (11/16), scoring a career-high 39 points on 15-of-18 from the floor and 4-of-5 from beyond the arc. Also had nine rebounds and six assists against the Red Flash
  • Was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Nov. 17, for her efforts in the first two games
  • Grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against Georgia (11/19)
  • Went 10-of-13 from the FT line and finished with 34 points against VCU (11/23)
  • Was 13-of-15 from the stripe in the win over Clemson (11/27)
  • Had 20 points, six rebounds and four assists against Arkansas State (12/11)
  • Grabbed a team-high nine rebounds to go along with 21 points against Rutgers (1/1)
  • Scored a game-high 27 points and dished-out six assists against Indiana (1/8)
  • Tied a then career-high with four steals in the win at Purdue (1/25)
  • Dished-out a then season-high tying six assists against Michigan State (2/2)
  • Had 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists against Indiana (2/8)
  • Went for 26 points, seven rebounds, a then season-high eight assists and made a career-high tying five three-pointers against Purdue (2/17)
  • Was 10-of-16 shooting, had a career-high five three-pointers and dished-out a career-high 11 assists to go along with a game-high 29 points in the upset of No. 11 Iowa (2/21)
  • Totaled nine points, six rebounds, five assists and a career-high five steals in the B1G semifinal win over Iowa (3/7)
  • Scored 28 points and had eight assists in the NCAA Tournament win over James Madison (3/21)
  • Had 30 points in the season-finale against North Carolina (3/23)

2013-14 – Sophomore Year Highlights

  • First Team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and the media
  • Big Ten All-Tournament team selection after averaging 27.7 points and 4.3 assists while hitting 10 3FGs and shooting just under 60 percent in the three games
  • Started 33 of 35 games overall
  • Ranked third in the Big Ten with 20.3 ppg in conference play and fourth with 19.0 ppg overall
  • Also led the Big Ten in minutes played (36.7)
  • Tied for first on the team with 43 3FGs and led the Buckeyes with 112 assists
  • Scored in double-figures in all but two games
  • Recorded five 30-point games, including two back-to-back 30-point performances
  • Became one of only a handful of Buckeyes to score at least 30 points in consecutive games
  • Scored a career-high 33 points on 12 of 15 shooting in the upset win over No. 11 Penn State in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals; tied a career high with five 3FGs and dished out nine assists in the victory
  • Scored 31 points on 9 of 13 shooting and went 11 of 12 from the FT line in the win over Illinois; also had 10 assists for her first career double-double
  • Matched that with 31 in the loss to No. 17 Nebraska, hitting five 3FGs
  • Scored 30 in the win over NW, hitting a career-high 14 of 17 from the FT line
  • Was Big Ten player of the week Jan. 13 after scoring 29 points on 13 of 21 shooting in the win at No. 22 Indiana
  • Scored 29 points in the season-opening win at West Virginia; was 8 of 10 from the FT line and added six assists, five boards and three steals
  • Scored 22 points and hit four three-pointers at No. 22 Georgia and had 18 in the loss at No. 8 Maryland
  • Scored 19 points in the win over No. 17 Purdue

2012-13 – Freshman Year Highlights

  • Big Ten all-freshman team
  • Big Ten freshman of the week Jan. 15 and March 4
  • Second on the team with 86 assists
  • Scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting in the win over Michigan State
  • Hit the game-tying shot vs. Wisconsin at the regulation buzzer to help Ohio State pull out the 2OT victory
  • Scored 11 points on a season-high three 3-pointers and had five assists in the win at Indiana
  • Played a school-record 55 minutes in the triple-overtime loss at No. 12 Purdue; scored a season-high 24 points while adding five assists, six rebounds and a steal in that game
  • Dished out a career-high nine assists in the win over Howard and seven assists in the win at Gonzaga
  • Seven points, seven assists and eight rebounds in the win over Indiana
  • Scored nine points in the overtime loss at Iowa
  • Made her first career start Dec. 1 vs. Evansville, scoring eight points on 4-of-4 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out three assists
  • Scored three points and grabbed four rebounds in her collegiate debut vs. No. 7 Notre Dame at the Carrier Classic.

High School

  • Two-time Associated Press Ohio Ms. Basketball
  • Two-time first-team All-Ohio selection
  • Three-time Canton Repository Player of the Year
  • Two-time Federal League Player of the Year
  • 2012 McDonald's All-American nominee
  • Stark County career scoring leader with 2,032 points
  • Became McKinley's all-time leading scorer in her junior season
  • Averaged 25.2 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.1 steals as a senior
  • 21.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 3.4 steals as a junior
  • Four-year starter and MVP for Canton McKinley, leading the Bulldogs to a 93-12 record in her four years
  • Helped McKinley to three Federal League championships, four Round of 16 appearances, two state tournaments, a 2010 State Championship and one state poll championship
  • 2011 USA Basketball U-17 World Championship and Youth Olympic team finalist
  • A four-star prospect by ESPN Hoopgurlz