The plan for Maori Davenport after becoming an eligible transfer

Davenport, a five-star Rutgers transfer, logged five minutes against Georgia State. NCAA gave immediate eligibility to one-time transfers on Dec. 16.

ATHENS, Ga. — Once Georgia players rolled out of bed Thursday morning, they looked onto their phone screens to see a new message in their team-wide text thread. It had an update they weren’t expecting.

Maori Davenport sent the message. She was ready to suit up for the first time as a Lady Bulldog during Georgia’s game — an eventual 85-51 rout — against …

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