Octavia Crump
Octavia Crump


Zion, Ill.

High School:




Redbirds Can't Overcome Turnovers; Fall at Wichita State, 85-66

Chloe Nelson scored 14 points to lead Illinois State


Women's Hoops Tops Southern Illinois in Overtime, 68-63

Chloe Nelson scored 18 points to lead the Redbirds to the win.


Nelson's Second-Half Surge Not Enough, as MSU Beats ISU, 75-72

Senior Chloe Nelson scored a game-high 25 points, one shy of her career-high, as the Redbirds nearly erased a 12-point deficit.


Hot Shooting Leads Women's Basketball Past Evansville, 78-54

Six players recorded double-digit scoring performances in the victory.


Crump Leads Women's Basketball to Victory over Southern Illinois, 76-59

Nine Redbirds scored in the game.


WJBC Redbird Recap- MSU vs. ISU

WJBC Redbird Recap- MSU vs. ISU


Illinois State vs. Indiana State

Friday, Feb. 7


Illinois State vs. Missouri State

Monday, January 27 on Doug Collins Court at Redbird Arena


Illinois State Vs. Denver

Illinois State vs. Denver


First Women's Basketball Practice of 2013-14

The ISU women's basketball team held its first practice of the 2013-14 season Friday at Redbird Arena.


WNIT First Round - ISU vs. IUPUI

Thursday, March 21

Freshman Season (2012-13)
Appeared in 18 games and averaged 7.6 minutes per game ... tallied 44 points on the season, averaging to 2.4 points per game ... collected 40 rebounds, including 14 offensive and 26 defensive boards ... shot 46 percent from the field (17-of-37) ... recorded 13 steals, two blocks and one assist ... led all rebounders in her collegiate debut against Morehead State (11/9) with 11, setting a career-high ... scored a career-high seven points against Morehead State (11/9) ... recorded the first assist and steal of her career at Iowa (11/11) ... connected on three field goals at Drake (1/13) to set a career-high ... played a career-high 25 minutes against Evansville (1/17) ... recorded a career-high three steals against Missouri State (2/3) ... tied or set a career-high in three categories at Northern Iowa (3/9), including her first collegiate block.

Prior to ISU
Earned First-Team All-State honors as a senior ... was named the Lake County Most Valuable Player (MVP) at the end of her senior year ... led her team to a regional championship as a senior ... team finished second in the state tournament as a junior, after being ranked fourth with a record of 23-7 ... earned all-state honorable mention honors as a junior ... was a four-time all-conference performer ... a three-time all-area performer ... a three-time All-Lake County performer.

Born 3/20/93 ... daughter of Cloyes and Wanda Crump ... has two siblings, Leviticus and K'Nedra ... plans to major in elementary education.