BYU basketball swept the top player awards from the West Coast Conference, the conference announced Tuesday.
Kyle Collinsworth (men’s) and Lexi Eaton Rydalch (women’s) were both named WCC Player of the Year for the 2015-16 basketball season. In addition, BYU women’s head coach Jeff Judkins was named Coach of the Year on the women’s side.
Collinsworth averaged 15.6 points, 8.2 rebounds, 7.6 assists and 2.0 steals to help the BYU men to a 22-9 overall record and a 13-5 campaign in the conference.
He added to his NCAA triple-double season and career records by posting three triple-doubles in WCC play.
Rydalch led the WCC in scoring with 24.6 points per game and garnered her third-straight first-team honor as well.
Judkins coached Rydalch and the BYU women to their first regular season WCC title as the Cougars earned an overall record of 24-5, including a 16-2 conference mark.
BYU guard Chase Fischer was named to the WCC men’s first team and Nick Emery was named to both the second team and all-freshmen team. Randy Bennett of Saint Mary’s was the men’s Coach of the Year.
For the women, BYU’s Kalani Purcell joined Rydalch on the first team and was also named Newcomer of the Year. Junior guard Makenzi Pulsipher was also named to the women’s second team.