UNC basketball: The curious case of Nate Britt

The senior guard may have had a rough start to the season, but quietly has put together a very impressive conference resume. Nate Britt has gotten a bad rap from Tar Heel fans, some of it deserved and some of it not so much. Throughout his career at UNC, he has played second fiddle to more prominent point guards, first Marcus Paige and now Joel Berry. He has always shown an incredible...
Via Tar Heel Blog
14 days ago

Kris Jenkins played in pick-up game at Chapel Hill with UNC players he beat in title game

As hard as it is to believe, it was only two months ago that Kris Jenkins hit the greatest shot in college basketball history, the one that changed both his life and the trajectory of the Villanova basketball program.With that shot Jenkins became nothing short of a national celebrity, and like any celebrity, Jenkins is enjoying the perks. He can go just about anywhere in the city...
Via FOX Sports
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Fouls send Nova's Jenkins to bench; Britt in

HOUSTON (AP) The Latest on the championship game of the NCAA Tournament between Villanova and North Carolina (all times local): 8:37 p.m. Villanova's depth is going to get tested early. Kris Jenkins, the Wildcats' second leading scorer, picked up two fouls in the first five minutes and went the bench. Moments later, Jenkins' brother, Nate Britt, entered the game for North Carolina...
Via Associated Press
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Mother Of Nate Britt, Kris Jenkins gets custom shirt for national title game

Nate Britt and Kris Jenkins are two of the players taking the court at NRG Stadium on Monday night in the 2016 NCAA Tournament final between the North Carolina Tar Heels and Villanova Wildcats. Britt and Jenkins also happen to be brothers on opposing sides, so the mother of the two young men finds herself in a tough spot. In order to stay neutral, the mother of the adopted brothers...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Kris Jenkins surprised brother Nate Britt at game last night

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins was back in Philadelphia following his team’s victory over No. 1 Kansas in the Elite Eight in Louisville Saturday night, so it was only right that he take the time to make the trip to the Wells Fargo Center and watch his brother and North Carolina reserve guard Nate Britt play for a spot in the Final Four. Per Rob Dauster of NBC Sports, Britt was...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Britt leads top-ranked Tar Heels past Fairfield in home opener

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Nate Britt is off to a good start for top-ranked North Carolina's injury-hit backcourt, probably the best news in an otherwise frustrating home opener for Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams.Britt matched his career high with 17 points and the Tar Heels gradually pulled away in the second half to beat Fairfield 92-65 on Sunday.With Atlantic Coast Conference preseason...
Via Associated Press
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Britt helps No. 1 UNC beat Fairfield 92-65 in home opener

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Nate Britt matched his career high with 17 points and No. 1 North Carolina gradually pulled away in the second half to beat Fairfield 92-65 on Sunday. Joel Berry II added 15 points for the Tar Heels (2-0), who led all the way to win their 14th consecutive home opener. But UNC followed its 24-point win over Temple in Friday's opener with an unimpressive showing...
Via Associated Press
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Re-ranking the Top 25: exposing the biggest flaws

By Joe Diglio Let’s face it: college basketball polls are pretty meaningless. They’re essentially hype machines, having no bearing on the season. So to poke fun at college basketball’s incessant need to rank things, we’ll re-rank the AP top 25 according to other criteria. When preparing for a particular opponent, any strategies you develop basically fall into one of two...
Via The Sports Post
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Karl Towns Swatted UNC’s Nate Britt

Karl Towns, a likely top 3 pick in the NBA draft, showed his talents during Saturday’s game against North Carolina. The freshman had only two points but finished with this huge rejection on backup guard Nate Britt’s shot during the second half. The post Kentucky’s Karl Towns Swatted UNC’s Nate Britt appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: UNC's Marcus Paige catches Nate Britt napping

Marcus Paige is one of college basketball’s best point guards. The North Carolina rising sophomore averaged 17.5 points and 4.2 assists per game during the 2013-14 season.  He also appears to have a pretty good sense of humor. North Carolina is currently running a basketball camp, and Paige caught fellow point guard Nate Britt sleeping on the job Britt, as a freshman for the...
Via College Spun
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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