Tom Deberry was a Big Sky Conference 1st team selection in 1975-76. He was chosen team MVP in 1974-75 and again in 1975-76. Three times in his career he was honored as Big Sky Player of the Week. He was also elected team captain in 1976. DeBerry holds the Northern Arizona University record for most steals; 12 in a single game; 147 in a season; and 247 in his career. He tied the NAU record for the most free-throws in a season with 127; ranks 3rd in scoring with 16.9 points per game; averaged 34 minutes of playing time per game; averaged six assists per game; and ranks 17th in scoring. He was and All-American Honorable Mention in 1976, and was drafted in the 8th round by the Phoenix Suns.