Chet Forte

School: 
Height: 
5-9
Position: 
Guard
Hometown: 
Hackensack, NJ
  • Named national player of the year by UPI in 1957
  • NCAA consensus first-team All-American in 1957
  • All-American Recognition: 1957 (Associated Press 1st Team, Converse 1st Team, UP1, United States Basketball Writers Association 1st Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches 2nd Team)
  • Ranked among the nation's leaders in free-throw percentage in 1955 (4th), 1956 (10th) and 1957 (7th)
  • Ranked among the nation's leading scorers in 1955 (33rd), 1956 (32nd) and 1957 (5th)
  • Did not play in NCAA Tournament or NIT
  • Selected by the Cincinnati Royals in seventh round of 1957 NBA draft (49th pick overall, did not play in league).

Season

G

FGM

FGA

FG%

3PT

3PTA

3PT%

FTM

FTA

FT%

RB

RBA

PTS

AVG

1954-55

25

186

465

.400

187

222

.842

100

4.0

559

22.4

1955-56

16

122

288

.424

114

139

.820

82

5.1

358

22.4

1956-57

24

235

583

.403

224

263

.852

108

4.5

694

28.9

Totals

65

543

1336

.406

525

624

.841

290

4.5

1611

24.8

  • NOTE: Flunked organic chemistry as a junior and was declared academically ineligible for the final eight Ivy League games of the season.