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Syracuse Women's Basketball: Paula Rivers Named ACC Legend

Paula Rivers, formerly known as Paula Moore, has been named to the 12th class of ACC Legends. Rivers played Forward/Center at Syracuse from 1996-2001.

Despite playing at Syracuse before it was a part of the ACC (Paula Rivers played at Syracuse from 1996-2001) Paula Rivers has received the distinct honor of being named an ACC Legend. The Legends program is aimed to honor players in ACC history that have contributed to their University's strong sports programs.

They certainly made a good choice by picking Paula Rivers; she has been one of the program's all-time greats and deserves recognition. Rivers ranks 11th all-time in career points for the Orange with 1,254. points. She was named to the Big East All-Rookie team in her freshman year and was named Big East Honoree 2 other seasons. Rivers is also ranked 5th all-time in program history in Field Goal percentage (51%).

Paula Rivers now lives in Connecticut with her husband, Chris Rivers, and her four sons. She is a principal human resource specialist at the Connecticut State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Rivers and the other newly anointed ACC Legends class participants will be recognized during the ACC Tournament, which will be held on March 2-6 at the Greensboro Coliseum.