Photo courtesy of Briar Cliff University Athletics.
The collegiate basketball career of 2013 Lone Tree graduate Bryan Forbes came to an end last week. The Briar Cliff University Chargers men’s basketball team (26-8) competed in the opening round of the NAIA Division II basketball tournament last Friday against the Bellevue University Bruins (25-11) in Point Lookout, MO. The Bruins won the back-and-forth affair, 80-75. The game featured 12 lead changes and was tied six times.
Forbes collected a team-high 25 points in his final game for the Chargers. He finished his senior season with 594 points, an average of 17.5 points per game. He grabbed a team-high 261 rebounds, 64 steals, and 27 blocks. Forbes recorded eight of the Chargers’ nine double-doubles this winter.
Briar Cliff closed the season with a 26-8 overall. Forbes is one of six graduating seniors.