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Photo: Mother Of Nate Britt, Kris Jenkins Will Wear Split T-Shirt For National Title Game

If you haven't heard the story of how UNC's Nate Britt and Villanova's Kris Jenkins became brothers, here's a quick rundown. Britt and Jenkins, who are not related by blood, started playing AAU ball together in middle school. Soon after, Jenkins' mother, Felicia, spent a great deal of time in the hospital caring for her newborn daughter, Kori, who later passed away at 11 months old. Jenkins, during that time, stayed with the Britt family. Felicia eventually took a job down in South Carolina, and made the tough decision to ask the Britts if they would take in her son permanently - so he'd have a better life.

The Britts said yes, becoming his legal guardians. 

Monday night, Britt and Jenkins will square off with the national title on the line. As you'd imagine, that makes for some nervous/proud parents. 

According to ESPN's Shannon Spake, the mother of the duo, Melody Britt, will be wearing a tee shirt that honors both players. Their sister, Natalia, modeled it ahead of the contest.

There's no doubt that bragging rights are on the line tonight. It'd be great to see both players have great games.