John Beilein http://michiganradio.org en If John Beilein is not the Big Ten Coach of the Year, Michigan should demand a recount http://michiganradio.org/post/if-john-beilein-not-big-ten-coach-year-michigan-should-demand-recount <p>Once Tom Izzo got Michigan State’s basketball team rolling in the late ‘90s, the Spartans dominated the state for more than a decade.</p><p>Izzo’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> teams have earned 16 straight NCAA invitations, seven Big Ten titles, five Final Fours, and one national title, in 2000. Along the way, </span>Izzo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> took 18 of 21 against the Wolverines, who have had four different head coaches during his tenure.</span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John U. Bacon 16755 at http://michiganradio.org If John Beilein is not the Big Ten Coach of the Year, Michigan should demand a recount Survivor of two plane crashes, Austin Hatch talks about life and future http://michiganradio.org/post/survivor-two-plane-crashes-austin-hatch-talks-about-life-and-future <p>At age 16, Austin Hatch from Ft. Wayne, Indiana was looking forward to a bright future as a University of Michigan basketball recruit.</p><p>Here he is talking about his decision to commit to the school:</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vb16OUjuPnM</p><p>Nine days after this video was posted Austin Hatch was in a plane crash near Charlevoix, Michigan that killed his father, his stepmother, and a family dog.</p><p>Austin survived, as did a <a href="http://www.indianasnewscenter.com/home/Hatch-Family-Dog-Survives-Plane-Crash-124606364.html">second family dog</a>.</p><p>The small plane was being piloted by his father, Dr. Stephen Hatch, an anesthesiologist from Indiana. A recent <a href="http://www.upnorthlive.com/news/story.aspx?id=744840#.T6GTWVJWKSg">NTSB report</a> found the plane stalled due to inadequate airspeed.</p><p>Tragically, this was the second time Austin Hatch and his father had been in a plane crash. Wed, 02 May 2012 20:12:31 +0000 Mark Brush 7306 at http://michiganradio.org Survivor of two plane crashes, Austin Hatch talks about life and future