Tucson guard Alize McCormick to play for NAU

Alize McCormick (Andy Morales/

All First-Team Southern Arizona standout Alize McCormick will be playing for NAU next fall. The Tucson High guard led the Badgers to a 25-3 record and a No. 5 ranking while averaging 12 points a game.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to continue my education and play basketball at NAU,” McCormick said.

“It means a lot to my family and me to be able to stay close to home.”


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at


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