• Biography - Richard Forbes / Men's Basketball
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On Forbes: Flashy guard with explosive offensive game ... team’s leading returning scorer ... junior college transfer playing in second and final season at BU.
Junior Year (2006-2007): Played in 28 games in first season at BU ... averaged 11.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 24.1 minutes per game ... named America East Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 18 ... ranked 16th in the America East in scoring (11.3) ... led the team in free throw percentage and ranked eighth in the conference (.763) ... led the team in scoring in 11 games ... scored a career-high 27 points on 9-13 shooting, with four rebounds, four assists and three steals in 36 minutes off the bench in BU’s upset of the University of Miami on Dec 20 ... scored in double figures 15 times ... scored over 20 points four times ... excelled in hostile environments against tough competition, averaging 19.8 points per game on the road against non-conference opponents.
In College: Averaged 10.8 points and 2.3 assists for a Howard team that went 35-2 and placed fifth in the country this past season ... named all-conference in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference ... was selected to the all-tournament team at the national championship after averaging 18.0 points in the tournament ... for the season, shot 44% from the floor and 84% from the free throw line ... was team's sixth man, playing behind two starting guards who each signed with Texas Tech ... played freshman season at Tallahassee Community College.
In High School: Averaged 32.0 points per game for Far Rockaway High ... was the No. 1 scorer in the Public School Athletic League - ahead of NBA talent Sebastian Telfair ... second-team All-Queens selection.
Personal: Born June 24, 1985 ... father is George Forbes ... majoring in human development.
Richard Forbes
bu athletes    Class   Senior
bu athletes    Position   Guard
bu athletes  Height / Weight   6-0 / 180
bu athletes    Hometown   Far Rockaway, N.Y.
bu athletes    High School/Previous   Far Rockaway/Howard CC (Texas)
Forbes' Career Highs
Points 27 Def. Rebounds 4
Field Goals 9 Rebounds 9
Free Throws 11 Assists 4
3-Pointers 4 Steals 4
Off. Rebounds 5 Minutes 36