Polarizing Ole Miss star Marshall Henderson has momentum heading into showdown with Vols

Guard scored 32 points in Knoxville last season

Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson (22) makes a pass around Tennessee center Yemi Makanjuola (0) in the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. (ADAM BRIMER/NEWS SENTINEL)

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Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson (22) makes a pass around Tennessee center Yemi Makanjuola (0) in the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. (ADAM BRIMER/NEWS SENTINEL)

Cuonzo Martin blinked hard, as if he had been pinched.

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broleb44#1437447 writes:

Failed another drug test, well Andy, what happened to your zero tolerance policy with the coke head punk. I wonder who carries the nose candy to the games, Andy or the punk. Andy only cares about winning, wonder why UC, did not give him the job when huggy, got lost in the bottle. If you have any street smarts, and watch the punk, you can tell he is snorting during the games. The punk should not be playing college BB, and cheating no guts Andy should not be coaching, and as far as that goes neither should Gunzo, he is a bum also.

magicbyswh#221420 writes:

Martin quote - I think we have a chance to continue to do special things. I’m not a guy who changes the lineup to get another guy motivated. What this means is we have a chance to win a first round NIT game since we lost in the first round the past 2 years.

mwilliams.sub#1435578 writes:

I don't understand players sitting for 4 games with 0 minutes and now he states they are ready....how were they not ready before that they had 0 minutes for 4 games? Because they didn't post up correctly? And now they are? Really? He's a confusing coach.

ThirdCreek writes:

Time for Coach Martin to have his team practicing their set shots.

BrassMonkey writes:

If Skyler McBee would have played like him he wouldn't be selling hot tubs in Sweetwater and UT fans would have been all about him. True story. Henderson is a great player and brings an energy and excitement to the floor that UT has lacked and should covet in future recruiting classes. The way he comes out after halftime every game is enviable.

johndavid writes:

He said we couldn't beat them if we played them 10 times, they were just better than us. That is one of his nicer comments.

He is the worst character guy on and off the court that I am aware of... maybe ever ( that is still allowed to play) This game is huge for TN and Martin's future.

Shut this guy up and let Pops say something unkind to him in his native language , or two of them. OF course, proper English might sound foreign to Henderson!

johndavid writes:

If Richard Sherman is a thug, what does that make Henderson?

broleb44#1437447 writes:

Speaking of character, this thug has none. His coach has none, also the AD and president of ole miss has none., If anyone remembers coach Andy, and the higher ups at ole miss, stated that the thug had no more chances, after the bum was arrested this past summer with coke in his car, and you can bet it was in his system also, but according to this article his two game suspension, was for a failed drug test. The bum is a convicted felon, what is he doing playing college BB, and do not start the BS about second chances, this sorry example of a student athlete is a coke head, on the court and off. Remember Len Bias, perfect example of a BB player using coke during his career, if this jerk Henderson, blows out his heart, what is Andy and ole miss going to say about that, you know they know about his drug use. Ole Miss should kick his sorry a-- out, and fire the AD, and Andy now.

johnlg00 writes:

The last thing the Vols need to do is to get caught up in Henderson's guff. Just play him straight and safe, don't go under any screens, and don't foul him unnecessarily--although when you do, really punch his ticket without being dirty. The danger of a player like Henderson is that he takes attention away from other guys who can likely also hurt you if you aren't watching them. As always, an efficient offense of one's own is an excellent remedy for an opponent's prowess. You only need more points than the opponent at the end of the game. Only give them one shot and make sure you get at least one every time yourself.

oldster writes:

Henderson is a punk and thug who will score 30+ on the Vols.

murrayvol writes:

in response to johndavid:

If Richard Sherman is a thug, what does that make Henderson?

Just because a cabal of internet mopes call someone a thug doesn't make it so. Richard Sherman is w/o a doubt very good at football. Smart too.

Don't know that much about Henderson as an individual but he's a helluva roundball player.

rebelboy writes:

I look forward to "The Marsh" coming to Little Orange Country. Hell if Stokes had half of Marsh's fire and energy, he would be a Pro. candidate, but he doesn't.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to rebelboy:

I look forward to "The Marsh" coming to Little Orange Country. Hell if Stokes had half of Marsh's fire and energy, he would be a Pro. candidate, but he doesn't.

You might have a point, but honestly, just having you on here is a mystery. You would seem to be somebody who actually paid money to be on the main chat board for a team you don't like in order to post THAT? Dang, dude, you must have a lot of time and money and no life to do that. You must be a real fan!

broleb44#1437447 writes:

in response to rebelboy:

I look forward to "The Marsh" coming to Little Orange Country. Hell if Stokes had half of Marsh's fire and energy, he would be a Pro. candidate, but he doesn't.

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stevefromjasper writes:

in response to johnlg00:

You might have a point, but honestly, just having you on here is a mystery. You would seem to be somebody who actually paid money to be on the main chat board for a team you don't like in order to post THAT? Dang, dude, you must have a lot of time and money and no life to do that. You must be a real fan!

He probably put it on his Daddy's overextended credit card, just like all the other Ole Miss kids do. Everything about that place, except perhaps Henderson, is a facade. They actually have sold T-shirts proclaiming themselves the "Harvard of the South." What a joke - 18 on the ACT and proof of immunizations is all you need, and you can go to Oxford too! (Oxford, Mississippi not Oxford in England)

rebelboy writes:

Hey Stevie Boy--At Ole Miss (The Grand Ole Lady of The South) we at least drink our Bourbon in a Glass and through our Mouth, not through our Butt. (Little Orange Style)

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