Jessica Davenport

Jessica Davenport - Istanbul Universitesi

Davenport was a key role player for the Fever this season. She came off the bench in nearly every game and put up solid number with 6.7 points and 3.4 rebounds per game. This is Davenport's sixth season playing overseas, where she had played for teams in Russia, France, and Turkey in the past. She is back in Turkey for the first time since 2008-09, she will spend her winter with Istanbul Universitesi.

February 19, 2013: Davenport has left her squad with Istanbul Universitesi, citing a slight bone bruise that needs to heal. Davenport was averaging 13.5 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.1 blocked shots per game, which ranked fourth in the Turkish League. Davenport was replaced on the Istanbul roster by former Fever star Ebony Hoffman.

January 30, 2013: Fever star Jessica Davenport had game highs of 22 points and 12 rebounds while leading 10th-place Istanbul Universitesi to a 75-69 upset of 7th-place Antakya. The victory helped Istanbul Universitesi (7-8) move into a four-way tie for 6th place in the Turkish League standings.

January 21, 2013: Ninth-place Istanbul Universitesi had its hands full on the road against third-place Kayseri in the Turkish League, falling 64-54, despite 10 points and 14 rebounds from Fever star Jessica Davenport. Istanbul Universitesi is 6-8 on the season with Davenport averaging 12.8 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.

January 14, 2013:There were no surprises in Turkey this week while Fever teammates Erlana Larkins and Shavonte Zellous clashed with fellow Indiana mate Jessica Davenport. Larkins and Zellous led 5th-place Mersin, 8-5, to a fourth straight win while defeating Istanbul Universitesi 74-61 last Saturday, in Istanbul. Zellous, the Turkish scoring leader, topped all scorers with 22 points and added seven rebounds and six assists. Larkins, the Turkish rebounding leader, pulled down 20 boards to go with 10 points and four assists. Davenport was the top scorer for Istanbul Unitersitesi, 6-7 and in ninth place. Davenport shot 8-of-10 from the floor and finished with 18 points and six rebounds in a game which Mersin led from start to finish.

Tuesday, Jan. 8: Jessica Davenport closed 2012 with an 18-point performance in Istanbul Universitesi’s 85-64 win over 12th place Samsun. Davenport shot 8-of-11 from the floor while adding five rebounds and a pair of blocks. Istanbul Universitesi, 6-6 and in ninth place in the Turkish League, resumes play on Jan. 12 against a pair of Fever teammates – Erlana Larkins and Shavonte Zellous.

December 12, 2012: Jessica Davenport and Istanbul Universitesi find themselves tied with Erlana Larkins and Shavonte Zellous in Turkish league action. After a loss last weekend Istanbul Universitesi dropped to seventh place in the TKBL.

Despite a double-double performance from Essence Carson with 18 points and 10 rebounds, Istanbul Universitesti lost a 64-60 decision to Tarsus Bld, Dec. 8. Davenport finished with eight points on 3-of-6 shooting. She added four rebounds and one assist in her 21 minutes of play.

Istanbul Universitesi is now 4-4 on the season and will play Botas, a traditional rival of the team in the next round.

December 7, 2012: Jessica Davenport has helped move her team, Istanbul Universitesi, into a four-way tie for fourth place in the Turkish League. Istanbul Universitesi has won two games in a row, pushing its record to 4-3. The most recent win came against Besiktas on Dec. 1. Davenport scored 13 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the field. She added five rebounds, one assist, three steals and one blocked shot in the 88-76 win over the bottom-ranked team.

November 27, 2012: Istanbul Universitesi improved to 3-3 in the Turkish League by beating TED Ankara 72-66 last Sunday. Fever star Jessica Davenport finished with eight points and four rebounds.

November 20, 2012: Jessica Davenport came off the bench to score 11 points last Saturday in Istanbul Universitesi’s 69-63 loss to Turkish power Galatasaray. Davenport added a rebound and a blocked shot while shooting 5 of 7 from the floor, in 17 minutes of action. The Fever star appeared in her first Turkish League game just a week earlier as Istanbul U. fell to second-ranked Fenerbahce, 84-66, with Davenport recording 10 points and four rebounds. Istanbul Universitesi is currently 2-3 in the Turkish League.

November 16, 2012: Jessica Davenport is playing for Istanbul Universitesi in Istanbul, Turkey. The team plays in the Turkish Basketball League. Istanbul has had four games, but Davenport has only played in one. In that game she recorded 10 points and four rebounds.