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Nov. 24, 2003

GREENSBORO, N.C. – University of Virginia freshman Gary Forbes is the Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball Rookie of the Week for his performance in the Cavaliers’ 80-71 season-opening victory over Mount St. Mary’s on Sunday (Nov. 23) at University Hall.

Forbes, a 6-6 guard/forward from Brooklyn, N.Y., scored 21 points and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds to lead Virginia in both departments against Mount St. Mary’s. He was 8-13 (61.5 percent) from the field and was 5-9 (55.6 percent) from the free throw line in the game. He also blocked three shots, had one assist and one steal in 35 minutes of action.

Georgia Tech guard Jarrett Jack was selected the ACC Player of the Week.

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