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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Henderson’s return nets SEC Player of Week honor

BLOG — It didn’t take Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson long to make an impact after his two-game suspension to start Southeastern Conference play.

The 6-foot-2 senior won this week’s SEC Player of the Week for helping lead the Rebels to a home win over LSU and a road win over South Carolina. Henderson averaged 22 points, 3.5 assists, two steals and two rebounds in the two victories that improved the Rebels to 3-1 in the SEC heading to play at Vanderbilt Wednesday.

Henderson scored 25 points and had a career-high seven assists in the Rebels’ 88-74 overtime win over LSU and then scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half of Saturday’s narrow 75-74 win over South Carolina. Ole Miss trailed by 10 points at the half.

For more on Henderson and the Ole Miss men’s basketball team, see Tuesday’s Sports section in the EAGLE. (January 20, 2014)

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