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Ole Miss suspends Marshall Henderson

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Ole Miss is suspending high scoring basketball guard Marshall Henderson indefinitely for violation of team rules, but several major media outlets report it's for failed drug tests.

That puts Henderson's tenure with the Rebels in serious jeopardy.

CBSsports.com reports Henderson might even have to spend time in a rehab facility.

The 6'2" sharpshooter came to the Rebels last year with a checkered reputation. He attended three colleges before landing at Ole Miss, and was once placed on probation for trying to buy marijuana with counterfeit money.

He later tested positive while on probation for that offense, and eventually served time in jail for violating probation.

Rebels head coach Andy Kennedy issued a statement this afternoon saying he's had talks with Henderson about taking a greater leadership role with the team, and "with that comes greater responsibility."

Henderson, a rising senior, led the SEC in scoring with more than 20 points per game. He also led Ole Miss to the SEC Tournament title, and the Round of the 32 in the NCAA Tournament.

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