Ole Miss won its first SEC men's basketball championship since 1981, led by SEC Tournament MVP Marshall Henderson. The Rebels junior guard made his presence known in Sunday's conference championship game with 21 points and four rebounds, a landshark salute and trolling Florida with a Gator chomp. He also gave one hell of an interview after the game.
Marshall Henderson: "I dreamed I gave them the Gator chomp. Then I woke up and said, "Hmmmm, gator bait."— Jason Lieser (@PBPjasonlieser) March 17, 2013
Henderson: "Shout out to Doug Gottlieb, who said it was a travesty if we made the Tournament. Pffff..."— Steven Godfrey (@38Godfrey) March 17, 2013
Henderson on the All-SEC vote snub: "Those coaches are all losers right now. I'm not."— Steven Godfrey (@38Godfrey) March 17, 2013
Marshall Henderson on being banned from press conference: "I'm banned? I don't care. I got my hardwood. I'm out."— Jason Lieser (@PBPjasonlieser) March 17, 2013
Marshall Henderson: "Everyone gets paid if you win."— Jason Lieser (@PBPjasonlieser) March 17, 2013
The tournament is going to be so much better with Marshall Henderson and the Rebels in it. Remember, when you're filling out your bracket, zany antics are virtually guaranteed to get a team to the second round.
Oh yeah, this: