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Saniya Rivers

  • position Guard
  • height 6-1
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Wilmington, N.C.
  • High school Ashley
  • position Guard
  • height 6-1
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Wilmington, N.C.
  • High school Ashley

Saniya Rivers Bio

Awards
High School

WBCA All-America (2021)
Naismith All-America Second Team (2021)
McDonald’s All-America (2021)
Gatorade National Player of the Year (2021)
USA Today National Player of the Year (2021)
3x Gatorade North Carolina Player of the Year (2019, 2020, 2021)
2x USA Today North Carolina Player of the Year (2019, 2021)
Charlotte Observer North Carolina Ms Basketball (2021)
 
 
High School

  • Ranked the No. 2 guard and No. 3 overall player in the Class of 2021
  • Named 2021 National Player of the Year by Gatorade and USA Today and earned All-America status after a senior season that included 36.8 points, 11.5 rebounds and 5.3 steals per game
  • Captured North Carolina Player of the Year honors from at least organization in each of the last three seasons – Gatorade (2019, 2020, 2021), North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association (2019, 2021), USA Today (2019, 2021). The Associated Press (2019) and The Charlotte Observer (2021)
  • Was a four-time NCBCA All-State selection (first team – 2019, 2020, 2021; second team – 2018)

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