Led Central Catholic High School (Bloomington, Ill.) to the 2A State Championship his senior season scoring 25 points in the Championship game ... averaged 17.5 points and 6.3 assists per game his senior season ... named to the 2014 Pantagraph All-Area Team, made the 2013 State Farm Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team, and honored as First Team All-State ... recognized by CIHoops.com as Player of the Year, Senior of the Year, and First Team All-Area ... before his senior season at Central Catholic, he played at Rock Bridge High School (Columbia, Mo.) where he was named First Team All-State his junior season and Second-Team All-State his sophomore season.
Nick Norton was born on Sept. 29, 1995 ... his parents are Randy and Mary Norton ... his father Randy is the head coach of the UAB women's basketball team ... he has three siblings (Tom, Carly and Allie).
Coach Haase on Nick
"Nick is a true point guard who has a tremendous ability to shoot the basketball," Haase said. "He comes from a great family and has a tremendous skill set that will fit right into our program. He is smart and has a lot toughness. He also has great intangibles and is a very mature player. Our staff is excited to have Nick joining our program and we look forward to seeing him develop here at UAB."