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1976-77 Western Athletic Conference Season Summary

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Record: 130-89, .594 W-L% (3rd of 23)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Utah

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Arizona and Utah)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arizona)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Utah)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 UtahR 11 3 .786 22 7 .759
2 Arizona 10 4 .714 21 6 .778
3 New Mexico  8 6 .571 19 11 .633
3 Wyoming  8 6 .571 17 10 .630
5 Arizona State  6 8 .429 15 13 .536
5 Colorado State  6 8 .429 13 12 .520
7 Brigham Young  4 10 .286 12 15 .444
8 Texas-El Paso  3 11 .214 11 15 .423

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/30 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 3/8 Final
Utah         16 19               20 20 19 14
Arizona 10 11 9 8 14 13 11 10 16 16 19 18 17   17 20  

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Arizona lost (81-77) versus Southern Illinois (Midwest Regional)
Utah won (72-68) versus St. John's (NY) (West Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Utah lost (88-83) versus Nevada-Las Vegas (West Regional)