- Nick Norton
Nick  Norton


Bloomington, Ill.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 171



Freshman Season (2014-15)
• A 2015 Kyle Macy National Freshman of the Year Award Finalist -- one of just 21 players nationwide on the list
• Named to 2015 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
• Won C-USA Freshman of the Week honors twice (Jan. 26 and Feb. 9)
• Recipient of the 2015 C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal and placed on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
• Finished fourth in C-USA in assist/turnover ratio (132 assists/62 turnovers) and sixth in assists (3.8 per game)
• Led UAB and finished second in C-USA in free-throw percentage, hitting 56-of-66 (84.8 percent) from the free-throw line
• Shot 39.1 percent from 3-point range (59-of-151)
• Recorded 11 double-figure scoring games
• Had four or more assists in 19 of UAB's 36 games
• Played in 35 of 36 games and drew 33 starts at the point guard spot
• Led UAB with 11 points in the win over WKU in the 2015 C-USA Tournament
• Scored a career-high 26 points vs. Charlotte (1/22) -- the most points by a UAB freshman since Mo Finley scored 32 vs. Fresno State in 1999
• Scored 17 points, hitting 5-of-10 from 3-point range at FIU (3/7) in regular season finale
• Scored 16 points and hit 3-for-3 from 3-point range vs. LA Tech (2/5)
• Was 21-of-25 from the free-throw line in the last two minutes of C-USA games
• Scored 17 points off of 5-for-8 shooting from the 3-point line against No. 22 UCLA (11/28)
• Tallied a career-high five steals against Jackson State (11/23) to go along with five assists
• Recorded eight assists in back-to-back games vs. Young Harris (11/17) and USF (11/20)

High School
• 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).