Mike Furlong enters his fourth season with the K-State men’s basketball program in 2018-19, including his second as the video coordinator, after spending two seasons as a graduate assistant.
During his time on the coaching staff, Furlong has helped the Wildcats post 63 wins, including a 25-win campaign in 2017-18, to go with consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances in 2017 and 2018. This past season, he helped the school advance to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2009-10.
As a graduate assistant from 2016-18, Furlong helped with the initial breakdown of game video, aided in scouting opponents and coordinated film exchange with then video coordinator Dustin Yoder.
A native of Livonia, Mich., Furlong concluded his playing career at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan in 2015, where he lettered four years for head coach John Tharp. He helped the Chargers to a 72-38 record during his career, including a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) regular-season title in 2011-12. He served as a team captain as a senior in 2014-15, while he was “Teammate of the Year” in both 2014 and 2015.
Furlong earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing management from Hillsdale in June 2015, while he received his Master’s degree in Academic Advising from Kansas State in 2017.