The talkative and brash Marshall Henderson is the face of Mississippi's basketball program.
Sometimes that's good, sometimes it's not so good.
His play and antics have led to plenty of attention for the No. 16 Rebels (17-3, 6-1 SEC), who face No. 8 Florida (17-2, 7-0) in Gainesville on Saturday in a matchup of the SEC's two top-ranked teams.
Henderson has been so good during his first two months in the SEC that the 6-foot-2 junior has brought a rare spotlight to a program that hasn't been to the NCAA tournament since 2002. He leads the conference in scoring at 19.3 points per game; he's averaging more than 21 in SEC contests.
Being the SEC scoring leader also brings individual attention.
The scrutiny into Henderson has revealed a player with a dynamic personality and a flair for the dramatic that opposing fans love to hate. In the first 20 games of his Ole Miss career, the fast-talking, emotional Henderson has hit a 35-foot buzzer beater against Vanderbilt to tie a game, celebr...