Buckeye Spotlight - Ameryst Alston
Feb. 1, 2016

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Where were you born? Canton, Ohio
What is your favorite television show? SVU
If you could have front row tickets for any concert of a solo performer or group, who would it be? Beyonce
What sport other than basketball do you like to play? Football
Who are your basketball role models? My Parents
Do you have a pre-game ritual or something you have to do before a game? I like to listen to Gospel
What’s the toughest Big Ten arena to play in? Purdue
What is your favorite thing about The Ohio State University? The logo. THE Ohio State.
Who is the funniest player on the team? Asia Doss
Who on the team is the best leader on the court? Cait Craft
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Hopefully still playing basketball somewhere.

Are you active on Twitter? Absolutely! @Am_Bam14
Describe how it feels to play in front of passionate fans and what loud fans mean to a game: It means a lot. The crowd really gets you going. That’s what makes it so tough to play on the road, but when you’re playing at home you have your community cheering you on. It really gets you going.
What’s your favorite way to relax on a non-game day? Going to the mall and shopping.
Female celebrity you’d most like to meet? Beyonce
Name a song you never want to hear again: Dej Loaf: Back Up
What’s your favorite scary movie and why? The Conjuring. Scariest movie I’ve ever seen in my life.
Do you have a nickname and if so, what is it? Am, because a lot of people can’t pronounce my name. Make sure you throw that in there.
What is the best prank you’ve pulled or have pulled on a teammate past or present? Acting like I hit my nose on the door and broke my nose. I just punched a wall or something to make a sound.
If a company or restaurant wanted to honor you with a statue outside of its store, which company would it be and why? Victoria’s Secret. I love to wear “Pink” stuff.
What is your response when someone asks you “What is being a Buckeye like?” I would say it’s a family and being a part of a family.
Could any of your teammates be a celebrity look-a-like? If so, who?
What I remember most about my high school prom (or other formal dance) is: I left early, hahaha.
Do you have any hidden talents? I can sing.
What’s the best advice you received from a coach or teacher about sports or life? It’s a game, have fun!