LSU edges Rice 5-3; Advances to CWS

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

(Courtesy of LSU Media Relations)
(Courtesy of LSU Media Relations)

BATON ROUGE — LSU starter Louis Coleman allowed only three runs in eight innings, and the top-ranked Tigers completed a two-game sweep of No. 6 Rice with a 5-3 victory Saturday afternoon in Alex Box Stadium to advance to the College World Series for the 15th time in school history.

A record crowd of 9,651 was on hand to watch the Tigers advance to Omaha in its inaugural season at the new stadium.

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