Saw action in every game last season • Started the first 16 contests of the year in the backcourt next to All-ACC guard Marcus Paige Remained a key contributor off the bench the rest of the season Played some of his best ball late in the year.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Averaged 5.1 points and 2.4 assists • Played in all 34 games and averaged 20.9 minutes a contest • Started at the point in the first 16 games • Averaged 21.6 minutes off the bench in the last seven games • Third on the team in assists with 80 • Scored in double figures three times • Had more assists than turnovers 17 times • Averaged 6.5 points and went 20 for 23 from the free throw line in eight games against Top 25 opponents • UNC's defensive player of the game eight times, the second-most on the team (Louisville, UNCG, Texas, Syracuse, 2/22 vs. Wake Forest, at NC State, Providence and Iowa State) • Multiple steals in nine games • Second on the team in free throw percentage (.794) • Went 28 for 30 (.933) from the free throw line against ACC teams.
ACC Highlights: Scored eight points and matched his ACC-high with four assists at Duke • Played an ACC-high 23 minutes at Duke, his longest stint since the Northern Kentucky game on 12/27/13 • Hit two clutch jumpers down the stretch in the home win over Notre Dame, including one with 4:53 to play that gave UNC a 54-52 lead • Went 4 for 4 from the free throw line late in regulation and teamed with James Michael McAdoo to force a turnover with less than a minute to play in overtime in the win at NC State • Had ACC bests with nine points and four assists, hit his third three-pointer of the season and was UNC's top defender in 2/22 win over Wake Forest • Made all six of his free throw attempts in win over #5 Duke, including 4 for 4 in the final 46 seconds • Scored six second-half points in the win at Florida State • Driving layup evened the game for the first time at 53-all, baseline jumper gave UNC its first lead at 57-55 and free throws with 17 seconds to play helped clinch the win • Matched his previous ACC scoring high with six points and had two assists in win over NC State • Had three assists and no turnovers and went 4 for 4 from the line in the final 1:26 at Georgia Tech • Played 22 minutes (14 in the second half) and was on the floor for a key stretch when Carolina built a 10-point lead • Hit his second three-pointer of the season in the win over Clemson.
Pre-ACC Highlights: Six second-half assists vs. UNCW • Scored six of his 11 points in overtime against Davidson and played exceptional defense in the OT against Wildcat top scorer Brian Sullivan (one field goal, no threes in the OT) Season-high seven assists vs. Texas Had eight points and two steals in win over Kentucky Followed strong outing at Michigan State with 11 points and four assists vs. UNCG Posted season highs in points (13) and rebounds (6) in the win at #1 Michigan State Made three first-half field goals and 7 for 8 from the free throw line in the final 4:46 Had nine points and five assists in the win over #3 Louisville Won his first defensive player of the game award in the win over Louisville Totaled 12 points in the first four games, then scored on three drives to the basket against the Cardinals Had three steals vs. Richmond Made his first three-pointer in the loss to Belmont Started his first game as a Tar Heel at point guard and had four points, three assists and four steals vs. Oakland Became the 30th Tar Heel and ninth point guard to start his first college game.
Attended Oak Hill Academy as a senior and played for coach Steve Smith • Missed two months of his senior season due to a torn meniscus in his right knee • Had surgery on Dec. 26, 2012, and returned to action in early February • Averaged 6.7 points and 5.0 assists in 25 games for Oak Hill • Played three seasons at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C., where he played for coach Steve Turner • Washington Post first-team all-Met as a sophomore and second-team as a junior • Played for the U-18 USA team in 2012 and competed in Brazil • Was the Gatorade Player of the Year in Washington, D.C., in 2011 • Also played three years of soccer and football.
Born Nathaniel C. Britt II in Washington, D.C. • Birthday is January 13 • Son of Nathaniel and Melody Britt • Has yet to declare a major.