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Cameron Forte
Cameron  Forte

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tempe, Ariz.

High School:
McClintock

Last College:
Howard (Texas)

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220

Position:
F

Experience:
Tr.

03/20/2015

Bulldogs Fall 70-63 to Michigan State in NCAA Tournament

Bulldogs Fall 70-63 to Michigan State in NCAA Tournament

03/14/2015

Bulldogs Take on Razorbacks in SEC Semifinals

Bulldogs Take on Razorbacks in SEC Semifinals

03/14/2015

Georgia Falls to No. 21 Arkansas 60-49 in SEC Semifinal

Georgia Falls to No. 21 Arkansas 60-49 in SEC Semifinal

03/02/2015

Georgia Winds Up 2015 Home Games Against Undefeated Kentucky

Georgia Winds Up 2015 Home Games Against Undefeated Kentucky

02/28/2015

Bulldogs Rout Tigers 68-44 For 10th SEC Victory

Bulldogs Rout Tigers 68-44 For 10th SEC Victory

03/14/2015

Georgia vs. Arkansas

Georgia vs. Arkansas

03/07/2015

Georgia vs. Auburn

USATSI photos of men's basketball @ Auburn on Saturday, March 7, 2015.

03/03/2015

Men's Basketball vs. No. 1 Kentucky (USATSI)

Men's Basketball falls to No. 1 Kentucky, 72-64 ; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)

02/17/2015

Basketball vs South Carolina

Basketball vs South Carolina

02/14/2015

Georgia vs. Auburn

Georgia vs. Auburn

Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2014-15 Season

• Emerged as a key player during the SEC schedule’s latter half.

• Career highlight thus far -- his game-winning FG with :07 left in overtime -- capped an overall solid outing of eight points and 10 boards in win at Alabama on Feb. 21.

• Little used through the non-conference schedule -- and even slowed by a bout with the flu -- Forte emerged to play a key role for Georgia in 2OT loss at LSU.  Played then-career-high 24 minutes and scored 10 points.

• Only starting assignment of the season came Feb. 17 vs. South Carolina.  Contributed eight points and six rebounds in a career-high 28 minutes.

• Also played important roles in Georgia’s early-SEC season 5-game win streak.

2013-14 Season

• Earned starting assignments in seven of 33 games.

• Georgia's scoring (14) and rebounding (8) leader in non-conference finale vs. Geo. Washington.

• The most productive of Georgia's reserves in season-opening win over Wofford. Contributed nine points and a pair of rebounds in 16 minutes.

• Had 10 points and seven boards in 18 minutes of exhibition win over UNC-Pembroke.

• Other double-figure scoring game was a 10-point night vs. Davidson.

Prep / Juco Highlights

• Will have three years' eligibility remaining at Georgia.

• Forte averaged a team-high 22.5 points in 2013 for Howard College, which went 30-7 and reached the quarterfinals of the NJCAA tournament in Hutchinson, Kan.

• That average ranked fourth nationally among all Division I junior college players.

• Also averaged 7.5 rebounds and shot 63 percent from the field during his only season with the Hawks.

• Before the season Forte was ranked as the No. 33 junior college prospect in the country, by Jucorecruiting.com.

• After the season he was named to the NJCAA All-Region V team.

• Graduated in 2012 from McClintock High School in Tempe, where he scored 36.2 points and pulled down 12.7 rebounds for a team that reached the Arizona Class 4A state championship game.

• Was twice been named to the All-Arizona team by the Arizona Republic newspaper, and as a junior he was named the area Player of the Year by the East Valley Tribune in Tempe.

Personal

• Full Name: Cameron Dakota Forte

• Birthdate/Birthplace: June 26, 1993 in Phoenix, Ariz.

• Nickname: Smoothiewhatup

• Academic Major:Sociology

• Favorite TV Show: Teen Wolf

• Websites I Have Bookmarked: ESPN, Twitter

• Favorite Video Games: NBA 2K

• Favorite Foods: Mexican

• Non-Basketball Interests: Music and Art

• Role Models: My dad

• Proudest Athletic Accomplishment: Winning state in high school, All-Arizona top 5 in state

• Favorite Academic Subject: English

• Most Challenging Subject: Math

• Pre-Game Rituals: Listening to music

• Post-Game Rituals: Praying

• Sport I'd Most Like to Try: Football

• Superstitions: I do the same thing every game; switch up if we lose.

• Teammate Who Makes Me Laugh Hardest: Kenny Gaines

• My Most Prized Possession: State championship ring

• When I was young and playing ball, I pretended I was: Allen Iverson

• Favorite NBA Team: New York Knicks

• Favorite NBA Player: Carmelo Anthony

• Favorite Non-Basketball Athlete: Peyton Manning

• I Chose My Jersey Number Because: There were no other good numbers available.

• I Chose to Attend UGA Because: It was a great opportunity to be surrounded with good people and great coaches that help to put players into the next level.

• What Drives Me to Excel in Basketball: Family, Goals, Future

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