Women's Basketball

Ivory  Crawford
Ivory Crawford


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Proviso East



2013-14 - Junior: Started all 30 games on the season, finishing second on the team and 12th in the Big Ten in scoring (14.4 ppg) ... Also averaged 5.9 rebounds per game, 2.2 steals per game and 2.1 assists per game ... Averaged a team-best 15.2 points per game - which ranked 10th in the Big Ten - in conference games, also averaging 6.3 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.8 assists per game during conference play ... Became the 27th player in Illinois history to reach 1,000 career points with 15 points against Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament ... Became only the 15th player in UI history to score 1,000 points with eligibility remaining ... Tied for third in steals (2.2 spg), fourth in offensive rebounds (2.8 rpg) & 20th in rebounding (5.9 rpg) in all games, third in steals (2.3 spg), tied for third in offensive rebounds (2.9 rpg) & tied for 17th in rebounding (6.3 rpg) in Big Ten games ... Produced the best 12-game stretch of her career from Dec. 28 to Feb. 9, recording 220 total points (18.3 ppg) including a season-high 25 points vs. #14 Penn State (Jan. 9) & four 20-point outings. Also had 33 steals (2.8 spg) during that span, including a career-high seven at Ohio State (Jan. 30) ... Scored 15 or more points in nine of 16 Big Ten games ... Scored in double figures in 25 of 30 games ... Had a career-high seven steals at Ohio State (Jan. 30) ... Recorded her third career double-double with 13 points & 10 rebounds vs. #13 Nebraska (Feb. 27) ... Had a career-high four blocks at Minnesota (Feb. 9) ... Played a season-high 42 minutes vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 3).

2012-13 - Sophomore: Started all 33 games, averaging 31.3 minutes per game ... Averaged 11.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.5 assists per game ... Shared team's Most Improved award with Amber Moore ... Ranked fourth in the Big Ten and 79th nationally in steals (2.5 steals per game) ... Ranked fourth in the Big Ten in steals (2.5 per game) and 22nd in scoring (11.8 per game) ... Her 82 steals ranked eighth in a season in school history ... Scored in double figures in 21 of Illinois' 33 games, including 11 of the last 18 ... Led Illinois in scoring four times (vs. Cleveland State, vs. Iowa State, at Michigan and vs. Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament) ... Scored a career-high 32 points against Cleveland State (Nov. 18) on 11-of-14 shooting, including 4-of-4 from three-point range, and 6-of-7 from the free-throw line ... Hauled in a career-high 12 rebounds and dished out a career-high nine assists against Tulsa on Nov. 23 ... Scored 26 points on 9-of-14 shooting against Wake Forest on Nov. 29 ... Recorded a career-high five steals against Purdue on Jan. 2 ... Scored 25 points on 9-of-16 shooting at Michigan on Feb. 7.

2011-12 - Freshman: Shared Co-Most Courageous Award with Kersten Magrum ... Started 23 of 30 games this year, averaging 21.0 minutes per game ... Scored 11 points at Cleveland State on 4-for-5 shooting from the field, including hitting all three of her three-point attempts. Also grabbed four rebounds and dished out four assists during the contest ... Set personal bests with seven rebounds, three steals and two blocks at Clemson on Dec. 1, also scoring seven points in a career-high 31 minutes of action ... Led the Illini with a career-high 16 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the field while tying a personal high with seven rebounds, including six on the offensive glass, at Illinois State on Dec. 7 ... Scored seven points and grabbed five rebounds against Alabama A&M on Dec. 28, also earning two steals and two assists ... Reached double figures in scoring for the fifth time this season with 10 points against Michigan on Dec. 30, also grabbing five rebounds on the game ... Tallied 14 points and grabbed seven boards while earning four steals against #20/21 Purdue on Jan. 2 ... Totaled nine points by hitting 4-of-7 field goal attempts against Wisconsin on Jan. 8 ... Grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds to go with seven points in 26 minutes at Northwestern on Jan. 16 ... Scored 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting from the field against #10/12 Ohio State on Jan. 22, also grabbing three rebounds ... Hit 5-of-11 shots from the field, including a pair of threes, to total 12 points against Michigan State on Jan. 26, also tying career-bests with four assists and two blocks.

Ranked as the No. 88 senior in the country and No. 6 in the state of Illinois by Blue Star ... Honorable mention All-State by Champaign News-Gazette and West Suburban Conference (WSC) Player of the Year after averaging 16.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 3.5 steals per game and leading team to a 24-5 record as a junior ... Three-time All-Area selection by the Pioneer Press ... Two-time All-WSC Gold Division ... Niles North All-Tournament First Team and Loyola Holiday All-Tournament First Team award recipient ... Also earned all-state honorable mention laurels while being selected as a McDonald's All-American ... Led Proviso East to back-to-back conference titles in 2009 and 2010 ... Completed her freshman year at Providence-St. Mel before transferring to Proviso East ... Played AAU basketball with the Lady Dribblers ... Chose Illinois over Alabama, DePaul, Missouri and Rutgers.

Born Nov. 10, 1992 ... Daughter of Ivory and Mozeilla Crawford ... Has three siblings; Sarah, Sydeny and Chris ... Was a member of her high school's honor roll all four years ... Plans to play professionally following her undergraduate studies ... Cites her mother as her biggest influence, "because she always told me not to give up and prove everyone else wrong."