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Get inside March Madness with SI.com's Luke Winn in the Tourney Blog, a daily journal of college basketball commentary, on-site reporting and reader-driven discussions.
3/18/2006 02:55:00 PM

Watch Out For The Man

JACKSONVILLE -- Florida faithful are descending here en masse for today's second-round game against Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and tickets are scarce outside Veterans Memorial Arena. Some potential buyers, like this man, decked out in his best fan-wear -- a vintage Gators windbreaker and a "We Be Jammin': St. Thomas, U.S.V.I." polo shirt -- were offering fistfuls of cash:

Ticket Scene
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His strategy of flashing the Jacksons (not Benjamins) rather than holding up a "need one" finger works, luring in a possible seller ...

Ticket Scene
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... who turns out to be a cop with a checkered, velcro wallet. Or just the guy's friend, pulling a prank. We report, you decide.

Ticket Scene
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2 Comments:

Posted: 8:58 PM   by Ace Cowboy
Either that or the BTK killer...
Posted: 5:03 AM   by Anonymous
Thanks for the updates from my home state of Florida; no matter how painful it is to see pictures of warm sunny weather while I'm in Germany.
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