Coleman's return leads LSU to Omaha

Decision to stay with Tigers over MLB is paying off for Coleman, program

Updated: June 10, 2009, 3:15 PM ET
By Heather Dinich | ESPN.com

BATON ROUGE, La. -- As he made his way around the new Alex Box Stadium for a prolonged victory lap with his teammates Saturday, it seemed as if LSU senior pitcher Louis Coleman had hundreds of proud parents in the stands who couldn't wait for their turn to gush over him.

And as Coleman spoke to reporters about pitching in his final game at LSU, the Tigers' 5-3 win over Rice in the Baton Rouge Super Regional, he nearly brought one grown man to tears -- his coach.

LSU coach Paul ...

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