Ameryst Alston
Ameryst  Alston


Canton, Ohio

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

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


Kelsey Mitchell Named AP First Team All-American

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


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.


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

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


No. 10 Buckeyes Drop Aggies, 89-56

Alexa Hart notches her first double-double of the year


Virginia @ Ohio State

Dec. 21, 2015


Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, 75-72

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


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.


Ohio State vs. Northwestern (USATSI)

Ohio State takes on Northwestern in the Big 10 Conference Tournament


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