Henderson, who made 7 of 13 on 3-point shots, came into the game averaging 4.4 3-pointers per contest, second in the nation. His pair of free throws, the only two he attempted all game, with 18 seconds to play gave the Rebels (9-3) a 78-71 lead.
Aleksej Rostov's layup with 7:48 remaining gave Western Kentucky (8-5) a 60-57 lead, but the Hilltoppers made just 3 of 13 field goals and 7 of 13 free throws in the final seven minutes.
Ole Miss made 9 of 16 3-pointers and forced 18 WKU turnovers. Sebastian Saiz finished with 11 points seven rebounds in the win.
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
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