'The missing piece': Mikayla Coombs' influence on Georgia as leader, on-court spark

The UConn transfer has improved Georgia’s team with energy, defense, play-making and experience.

Georgia guard Mikayla Coombs (4) during the Bulldogs’ game against Jacksonville State at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. (Photo by Tony Walsh)

ATHENS, Ga. — Mikayla Coombs had a lot of nerves when suiting up in a Georgia basketball uniform for the first time against Mercer. The former highly-touted prospect who originally sp…

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