|Henderson imperfect poster boy for upstart Rebels|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 31 January 2013 12:57|
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 Southeastern Conference), 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.
The attention has also brought scrutiny into Henderson's checkered past, which includes some jail time last year.