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Twitter chooses its latest villain: Mississippi’s Marshall Henderson

Mar 22, 2013, 4:22 PM EDT

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Don’t those dual hair parts kind of resemble devil horns? Isn’t his trash-talking style kind of evil? Is his shot selection from the pit of hell? Yes, yes and yes. Every good story needs an antagonist, and the NCAA Basketball Tournament has theirs in Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson.

What we have here is not exactly the tater tot guy from the Sonic commercials — although I’d wager Henderson has been grounded a time or two. The Rebels’ bad boy scored 19 points on 6-for-21 shooting (1-for-11 in the first half) to “lead” Mississippi over No. 5 Wisconsin 57-46 today. (RIP your office pool bracket).

Henderson had three big 3-pointers, but what everyone is talking about is stuff like this:


As you may have guessed, Twitter is eating this up.