Ole Miss Basketball: Rebels Survive Auburn Tigers Without Marshall Henderson

Posted by Acey Roberts on January-10-2014 Add Comments

The Ole Miss Rebels opened SEC play without senior star guard Marshall Henderson and struggled at times offensively, narrowly winning 65-62 last night in Oxford, MS.

Auburn is not an elite team, and Ole Miss should be able to handle teams like this at home. Without the emotion and streaky shot of Henderson, head coach Andy Kennedy got a chance to work on getting more production from his inexperienced post players.

Junior Aaron Jones stepped up to the challenge and contributed offensively (12 points) and also provided a last-minute block to allow the Rebels to seal the game with their first SEC win of the season.

This win puts the Rebels in a good position, as they play a rival game this Saturday against Mississippi S...

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