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Should Ole Miss get into NCAA tournament?
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On March 17, 2013 @ 12:00 am In Wirenews | Comments Disabled
by Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY Sports
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If you’re looking for a player to watch during the NCAA tournament, there’s never been a more polarizing player than Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson, the SEC’s best player this past season specializing in three-pointers and trash talking.
That is, if Henderson’s Rebels make it to the Big Dance.
With a victory over Vanderbilt to advance to the SEC tournament championship against Florida, Ole Miss (25-8) has re-positioned itself on the NCAA tournament bubble. If Henderson’s personality didn’t show on the court with his flamboyant, taunting antics, he shines in his postgame news conferences.
HENDERSON: March Madness’ new madman
“We know we made the NCAA tournament now,” Henderson said. “If we didn’t, that would the biggest snub ever … We know we made it. We’re in the championship. We might as well win it and get us a fat ring.”
If you’re the NCAA tournament selection committee, why not take the Happy Gilmore approach here? Sure, he’s going to cause anxiety with his attitude, but he’ll draw in fans.
Just in case you haven’t met Henderson yet, a little background:
Lastly, in this video courtesy of our friends at Big Lead Sports, Henderson shows why opposing teams have grown to despise him.… [For more on Should Ole Miss get into the NCAA tournament? Just ask Marshall Henderson, click here.]
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