40 - Jason Forte
Jason Forte
Height: 6-1
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rockville, MD
High School: The Heights School
Position: G
Junior: Named the Ivy League's Player of the Year - third Brown player ever to earn Ivy Player of the Year honors... Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American...First Team All-Ivy selection for the second straight year...Became the first player in Ivy League history to lead the league in scoring (21.4 ppg) and assists (5.79 apg)...Ranks 15th in all-time Brown scoring with 1,118 career points...Registered what is believed to be the first triple-double in Brown Basketball history with 11 points, 10 assists and 12 rebounds vs. Dartmouth...Tied for Ivy League lead in steals (2.07 per game)...Made more free throws (95) than any other Ivy League player attempted...He ranks second in the Brown record book in career assists (405) and fourth in career free throws (373)...His 129 assists were seventh in Brown history...Equaled his career scoring high with 30 points vs. Cornell...Scored 20 or more points 11 times...Connected on 12 of 12 free throws vs. Columbia, 13 of 15 free throws vs. Yale, and 11 of 12 free throws vs. Harvard...Had a double-double against Harvard with 24 points and 10 assists... Sophomore: Set a single season Brown record with 155 assists...First Team All-Ivy selection...Averaged 13.0 ppg, fifth best in the Ivy League...Exploded for a career high 30 points vs. Princeton as Brown completed a season sweep of the Tigers for the first time ever...Knocked down 14 of 14 free throws against Princeton...Completed the regular season with a 26-point performance against Harvard, connecting on 11 of 12 free throws... Emerged as the top point guard in the Ivy League...Ranked second in the Ivy League in assists (5.3 per game) and steals (2.0 per game)...Handed out a career high 13 assists vs. Penn, second best in Brown basketball history...Just missed a triple double against Dartmouth with 11 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists...Scored 23 points and dished out six assists vs. Yale...Netted 12 points and handed out 10 assists against Ohio...Handed out 10 assists against both Harvard and New Hampshire...Tossed in 22 points and handed out seven assists against Navy. Freshman: Forte had a stellar freshman campaign for the Bears, starting seven games...Second on the team in scoring with 11.3 points per game...Finished with 121 assists, placing him second in the Ivy League (4.48 per game) and eighth all-time in Brown single season history...Scored a career-high 25 points and made 4 steals at Harvard...Scored 22 points on 9 of 11 shooting against Rhode Island, while handing out 7 assists...Followed that up with an 18 point, 8 assist effort at Maine... Netted 21 points at Yale, including 10 of 13 from the line en route to earning Ivy League Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week honors...During a four game stretch, Forte hit 22 consecutive free throws, including a 10 of 10 performance at High Point...Dished out a career-high 10 assists against Penn...Scored 10 points and had 9 assists in a win at Dartmouth... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week five times...Secondary School Background: A graduate of The Heights School...Also attended Dematha and Eleanor Roosevelt High School, where he earned two letters...Washington Post All-Metro...Montgomery County Player of the Year...Led the area in scoring with an average of 30.1 points a game while also grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing out seven assists per game...Scored 44 points in a duel with National Christian star Jonathan Hargett... Also netted 43 points in a single game...Montgomery Journal First Team All-League... Played in the Beltway Basketball League...Played AAU for the Silver Spring Blue Devils... Captain of the chess team... Personal: Jason Alexander Forte, son of Wanda Hightower... Jason's older brother, Joseph, played in the NBA for Boston and Seattle...Enjoys basketball and chess...Concentrating in Psychology and Economics.