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 of Philadelphia these days ... and apparently anywhere in the city of Chapel Hill as well.
That's right, as part of Jenkins' whirlwind summer tour he actually visited North Carolina's campus --- where his "brother" Nate Britt plays --- and was welcomed him with open arms by the Tar Heels' team, according to an interview with ESPN Wednesday.
Kris Jenkins shoots the game-winning three pointer in the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game.
Given Jenkins' obvious relationship with Britt, it shouldn't be all that surprising that Jenkins was on campus, but it is a tiny bit surprising that the Tar Heels were so eager to welcome them into their game.
That excerpt is part of a larger piece on "The Summer of Kris," which included a trip to the White House, shout-outs from Kyrie Irving and Christian Laettner, and maybe most importantly, his graduation from Villanova.
Of course, even as a busy national championship game hero is, Jenkins still has time for family, and has spent plenty of time with the Britt family.
While staying in their house, well, he's been kind enough to remind Britt of how last year's title game ended.