WAC Player of the Year

List of WAC Player of the Year winners

The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) has awarded WAC Player of the Year honors every season since 1980-81. Two players have won the award three times each: Utah’s Keith Van Horn (1995-97) and Nevada’s Nick Fazekas (2005-07). Former member Utah is the program with the most winners (seven), followed by Nevada (six), New Mexico State (five) and BYU (four). See also: WAC Coach of the Year

Year Player(s) School(s)
1981 Danny Ainge BYU
1982 Bill Garnett Wyoming
1983 Michael Cage San Diego State
Devin Durrant BYU (2)
Pace Mannion Utah
1984 Michael Cage (2) San Diego State (2)
1985 Timo Saarelainen BYU (3)
1986 Anthony Watson San Diego State (3)
1987 Fennis Dembo Wyoming (2)
1988 Mike Smith BYU (4)
1989 Tim Hardaway UTEP
1990 Mike Mitchell Colorado State
1991 Josh Grant Utah (2)
1992 Reggie Slater Wyoming (3)
1993 Josh Grant (2) Utah (3)
1994 Greg Brown New Mexico
1995 Keith Van Horn Utah (4)
1996 Keith Van Horn (2) Utah (5)
1997 Anthony Carter Hawaii
Keith Van Horn (3) Utah (6)
1998 Lee Nailon TCU
Clayton Shields New Mexico (2)
1999 Andre Miller Utah (7)
Jeryl Sasser SMU
2000 Courtney Alexander Fresno State
2001 Melvin Ely Fresno State (2)
2002 Melvin Ely (2) Fresno State (3)
2003 Quinton Ross SMU (2)
2004 Kirk Snyder Nevada
2005 Nick Fazekas Nevada (2)
2006 Nick Fazekas (2) Nevada (3)
2007 Nick Fazekas (3) Nevada (4)
2008 Jaycee Carroll Utah State
2009 Gary Wilkinson Utah State (2)
2010 Luke Babbitt Nevada (5)
2011 Tai Wesley Utah State (3)
2012 Deonte Burton Nevada (6)
2013 Kyle Barone Idaho
2014 Daniel Mullings New Mexico State
2015 Martez Harrison UMKC
2016 Pascal Siakam New Mexico State (2)
2017 Ian Baker New Mexico State (3)
2018 Jemerrio Jones New Mexico State (4)
2019 Jake Toolson Utah Valley
2020 Milan Acquaah California Baptist
2021 Fardaws Aimaq Utah Valley (2)
2022 Teddy Alllen New Mexico State (5)
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