Roberto Fortes
Roberto Fortes


Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
North Side

Last College:
Daytona Beach CC

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195



2005-06/junior at Illinois State
Logged 33 total minutes in the first 11 games of the season, but played 273 minutes in the final 17 games • Played in 23 games and started three • Ended the season with six straight double-figure scoring games, while averaging 16 points per game during that span • Named the Valley Newcomer of the Week for Feb. 20 • Notched a career-high 23 points on 7-for-11 shooting on threes at Miami (Ohio) • Poured in 22 points, on 6-for-10 shooting from beyond the arc, in the overtime victory against Drake • Led the team with 31 three-point field goals.

2004-05/sophomore at Daytona Beach CC
Posted 12.1 points per game on a team that featured six players in double figures • The Falcons won the league championship with a 25-10 record and finished runner-up in the state • Also averaged four rebounds, three assists and two steals per game • Earned second team all-league honors • Named the team's Student-Athlete of the Year • Coached by Brad Underwood.

2003-04/freshman at Daytona Beach CC
Averaged 13.4 points per game, while leading the Falcons to a 21-8 record and a share of the conference title • Also averaged four rebounds and three assists per game • Shot 46 percent from the field, including 41 percent on three-pointers • Named to the league's all-freshman team • A first team all-conference selection • Received the Coaches Achievement Award.

at North Side High School
All-Summit Athletic Conference selection • Represented his home state in the Indiana vs. Ohio All-Star Game • Averaged 13.2 points and 6.5 rebounds per game as a senior • Played all five positions due to a thin roster • Coached by Mike Novell.

Full name: Roberto Duete Fortes • Birthdate: November 9, 1984 • Birthplace: Luanda, Angola • Parents: Jose Quelio Fortes and Ester Duete • Member of the Dean's List • Moved from Angola when he was 9-years-old • Hit 11 three-pointers in the first half, including eight straight, in an AAU game • Major: general studies.