Phil Forte
13   Phil Forte

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Flower Mound, Texas

High School:
Marcus High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
04/27/1993

Experience:
1 VL

Pronunciation:
for-TAY


03/21/2014

Cowboys Fall to Gonzaga in NCAA Second Round, 85-77

Marcus Smart led the Cowboys with 23 points and 13 rebounds.

03/13/2014

Oklahoma State Falls to Kansas in OT, 77-70

Le'Bryan Nash led the Cowboys with 19 points

03/12/2014

Cowboys Roll Past Texas Tech, 80-62

Marcus Smart scores 18 points and pulls down seven rebounds in win.

12/22/2013

Brown Leads No. 7 Oklahoma State Over No. 20 Colorado

Cowboys' win snapped Colorado's 10-game winning streak.

12/01/2013

No. 5 Oklahoma State Falls to No. 21 Memphis, 73-68

Phil Forte scores 19 points in the Old Spice Classic Finals.

03/21/2014

Oklahoma State Vs. Gonzaga - NCAA Tournament

NCAA Tournament-Second Round

03/13/2014

Oklahoma State Vs. Kansas

Cowboys play host to No.1 Kansas

03/08/2014

Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State - USATSI

Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State - USATSI

02/24/2014

Oklahoma State vs. TCU (USATSI)

Oklahoma State vs. TCU (USATSI)

02/17/2014

Oklahoma State @ Baylor (USATSI)

Oklahoma State @ Baylor (USATSI)

Phil Forte bio in PDF format

2012-13 (Freshman season)
• established a school record for three-pointers made by a freshman with 68; previous record was 67 by James Anderson.
• ended the season making 27 straight free throws, tied for the seventh-longest string in school history.
• had just 16 turnovers in 835 minutes of court time, an average of less than 0.77 TOs per 40 minutes, a school record.
• finished 54 of 59 (.915) from the line in Big 12 action, leading the league and the fifth-highest by a Big 12 player in the 17-year history of the conference.
• reached double figures 17 times, including two 20-point games.
• scored a career-high 26 points against West Virginia, connecting on 6-of-11 threes and 6-of-6 on free throws; also had a career-best four assists.
• his 26 points tied for the fourth-most ever off the bench by a Cowboy.
• recorded 22 points, including six treys, against Tennessee Tech.
• hit six three-pointers in a game on two occasions, tied for the third-most ever by a Cowboy off the bench.
• his streak of consecutive games with a three pointer ended at 12 when he went 0-of-3 from beyond the arc at Kansas State.
• scored 17 points against sixth-ranked N.C. State, including 4-of-8 from beyond the arc.
• scored 13 points, including three three-pointers, in his first action at the collegiate level vs UC Davis.

Summer of 2012
• started for Team Texas and scored 17 points while recording a game-high six steals in a 107-80 win over Team Oklahoma in the Faith 7 game held on the OBU campus in Shawnee.
• scored 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting from beyond the arc playing for the Black squad in the Derby Classic in Louisville, Ky.; also had three assists and two steals in the game.
• won the three-point shootout at the Kentucky Derby Basketball Classic, defeating Louisville's Terry Rozier in the finals.
• won the second-annual National High School 3-Point Championship, defeating Creighton's Isaiah Zierden in the finals.

High School
• was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2012 Texas Class 5A State Tournament, averaging 17 points in two contests, including a game-high 24 in the championship game.
• named first-team All-State for Class 5A by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches in 2012.
• was a two-time first-team All-Region I selection for Class 5A in 2011 and `12.
• averaged 14.9 points and 3.1 three-pointers per game his senior season.
• led his team to a 39-2 record and a second-straight Class 5A title.
• Flower Mound Marcus was ranked No. 2 nationally according to MaxPreps Xcellent 25 presented by the Army National Guard.
• the Marauders were ranked No. 5 in the final POWERADE Fab 50 national high school team rankings.
• averaged 16.8 points and 3.7 treys per game as a junior.
• connected on five three-pointers in the regional final against Cedar Hill, sending the Marauders to the state tournament.
• averaged 14.9 points per game as a sophomore, connecting on 93 treys in 31 games.
• scored 20 points in the 2010 state semifinals against Fort Bend Bush, connecting on 6-of-7 three-pointers; Marcus lost in overtime 45-43.
• averaged 14.2 points in five career state Final Four games.
• Flower Mound Marcus was 115-6 over the past three seasons.
• was ranked the No. 76 player in the country by HoopScoop and the No. 17 shooting guard.
• was a three-star recruit according to Rivals.com.
• chose OSU over interest from Kansas, Kansas State, Iowa, USC and Villanova.

Summer Ball
• scored 19 points in the title game of the 2010 Great American Shoot-Out, connecting on five three-point shots; also won the 2011 GASO.
• scored 20 points in the championship game of the 2011 Adidas Super 64, defeating UCLA signee Shabazz Muhammad and his team Dream Vision 93-78.

Personal
Born April 27, 1993, Phil is the son of Phil, Sr., and Julie Forte. He has a sister, Courtney. Phil played football through middle school and also enjoys playing tennis in his spare time. His father played football for Kansas. Phil is undecided on his major at Oklahoma State.

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