Four Cougars and three Utes made All-WAC teams and BYU's Roger Reid was named WAC Coach of the Year. Reid received 20 points over UTEP's Don Haskins' 12. Stew Morrill, then at Colorado State, had seven points. BYU's Gary Trost made the first team as a junior. The Cougars' Russell Larson won Freshman of the Year and made the All-Newcomer team, as did teammate Kevin Nixon. BYU's Nate Call and Utah's M'Kay McGrath were named to the All-Defensive team. Call was also on the second team with Utah's Paul Afeaki. Jimmy Soto of Utah earned honorable mention status.