Senior captain is one of 30 Division I women’s basketball athletes selected for the prestigious honor
Kelsey Mitchell sets freshman scoring record with 39 points
Alston led the Buckeyes with 27 points
Coach McGuff and players talk about the upcoming season
Dec. 21, 2015
NCAA Women's basketball: Ohio State vs. Notre Dame
Ohio State takes on Northwestern in the Big 10 Conference Tournament
USATSI photos, women's basketball
Ohio State vs. Michigan State (USATSI)
2014-15 - JUNIOR
Played and started in all 35 games ... Averaged 7.6 points and 4.0 rebounds on the season ... Made 53 three-point field goals which was a career-high for a season ... Dished-out over two assists per game and was second on the team with 55 steals ... Had a stretch of 15 games in which she made at least one three-pointer ... Made a career-high five three-pointers and finished with 17 points against Georgia (11/19) ... Played 49 of the 50 minutes in the double-overtime victory over Florida Gulf Coast (11/29) and finished with nine points and six rebounds ... Scored 20 points on 5-of-10 from beyond the arc against Pitt (12/3) ... Grabbed six rebounds and dished-out five assists in a win over Winthrop (12/7) ... Made just one shot but grabbed a career-high tying eight rebounds and dished-out a career-high seven assists in the win over No. 18 West Virginia (12/22) ... Scored 14 points, had six rebounds and a career-high two blocks in the win over Indiana (1/8) ... Had a team-high 17 points and was 8-of-8 from the FT line against Michigan (1/11) ... Tied a career-high with five steals against Minnesota (1/15) ... Scored her 500th career point in the win over Michigan State (2/2) ... Notched 10 points and five rebounds against Indiana (2/8) ... Hit four three-pointers and finished with 12 points at Penn State (2/26).
2013-14 - SOPHOMORE
Started all 35 games ... averaged 8.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.0 steal per game ... tied for first on the team with 43 3FGs ... hit at least one 3FG in 26 games and had 13 games with multiple 3FGs ... recorded 13 double-digit scoring games ... averaged 13.3 points in the three Big Ten tournament games, hitting seven three's ... scored a career-high 29 points in the win over FAU; added four assists and went 13 of 19 from the line ... scored 24 points and tied a career-high with four 3FGs in the upset win over No. 11 Penn State in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals ... scored 10 points and hit two 3FGs in the loss at No. 25 Iowa ... career-high five steals and scored 11 points at No. 25 Michigan State ... career-high four 3FGs in the win over No. 17 Purdue, scoring 15 points ... scored 12 points vs. MSU in Columbus ... 11 points, two 3FGs and three steals on the road at Wisconsin ... scored 15 points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds in the season-opening win at West Virginia ... 14 points and six boards in the win over Lehigh ... had 11 points in the loss at No. 8 Maryland and 10 in the loss at UC ... scored 12 in the win over UT Martin.
2012-13 - FRESHMAN
Played in 14 games with one start ... received her first career start at No. 12 Purdue, playing 51 minutes while scoring five points and recording three steals, three assists and five rebounds ... hit two 3FGs off the bench at Wisconsin ... saw her first collegiate action vs. Wright State, hitting her very first FG attempt on a 3-pointer ... scored five points in the win over Evansville ... hit a third 3-pointer in the win over Lafayette and a fourth in the win over VCU ... also had two assists in that game ... played minutes off the bench in the home loss to Illinois ... scored three points off the bench at Minnesota.
2012 Ohio Division III Player of the Year ... averaged 21.4 points and 6.7 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 4.3 steals her senior season ... led the Blanchard Valley Conference in scoring her senior season ... 2011 and 2012 First Team Division III All-Ohio selection ... led Liberty-Benton to an outright Blanchard Valley Conference title and three OHSAA state tournament berths in four years ... 2011-12 District 8 Division I-II-III Player of the Year ... averaged 21.1 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 5.4 steals as a junior ... named MVP of the 2010 Division III state tournament in leading the Eagles to a state championship ... surpassed 1,000 points in her junior season ... helped the Eagles to their first state appearance as a freshman while averaging 9.2 ppg ... averaged 17.6 ppg as a sophomore while breaking the school's three-point shooting record along the way ... National Honor Society ... carried a 4.0 grade-point-average ... sister of Aaron Craft on the Ohio State men's basketball team.
PREVIEW: #7/6 Ohio State at Iowa
Courtside With Marty Bannister