Britt Enjoys UNC Visit

Nate Britt, one of the top lead guards in the 2013 class, took his first true unofficial visit to North Carolina on Saturday.

"I had a lot of fun," Britt said of the trip. "I got to see the full campus for the first time and I got to hang out with the players. I really liked the program and I got to visit with the whole coaching staff. I liked it."

Britt, a standout at Washington (D.C.) Gonzaga, is quite familiar with the Chapel Hill area. He's been in town for AAU tournaments a number of times, plus his father's side of the family lives in North Carolina.

"I feel like it's a great school and one that has a lot of history," Britt said. "After being there I feel like I enjoyed it a lot. We had been there for the (Tournament of Champions) and I'd been on campus a couple of times for that, but I'd never been able to experience it all. I enjoyed it a lot and hopefully I can get back up there again."

During the visit, Britt met with Roy Williams and the entire North Carolina coaching staff. An offer wasn't extended, but Britt was quick to point out the extent of the interest.

"He just told me that he's going to try to recruit me and wants to build the relationship," Britt said. "I've only talked to him once and then the second time was when I was down there."

"He said he really wants to build the relationship," he added. "He said that they'd be there as a staff. He hasn't offered yet, but I do feel like it's a high interest."

There was also a session of pick up ball during the visit with the team and Britt, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound guard, was able to match with fellow DC native Kendall Marshall.

"That went well," he said of the pick up ball. "I played pretty well. I've played with Kendall before. It was good to play against all of their other guys. Raymond Felton came back and I played with him too."

Britt and Marshall's relationship goes back a few years. Britt said they've been playing against each other for quite some time.

"I've known Kendall since I was in middle school and he was in high school," he said. "Ever since that I've been able to hang out with him. We would play against each other.

Is Marshall recruiting him to Carolina?

"Not really, just a little teasing and stuff like that," the five-star prospect responded.

Britt currently has scholarship offers from Arizona, Georgetown, Virginia, Villanova, Maryland, as well as strong interest from a host of schools including UNC, Duke and Pittsburgh.

With the offers and interest rolling in, Britt, who went for 13.6 point and five assists a game for Gonzaga during his sophomore season, wants to get more serious with the recruiting process.

"Right now is really the time I want to start narrowing my list down and get a list together," Britt said.

"I'm not sure who I'm looking at right now, but now is when I'm going to start. I'm just taking it all in."

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