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The No-Swat Team

Syracuse's special skills make the Orange a matchup nightmare

Updated: February 27, 2010, 9:53 AM ET
By Matt Meyers | ESPN The Magazine
Getty ImagesWhen he gets the rock down low, Arinze Onuaku doesn't miss.

Inside the Bracket is another college basketball resource for ESPN Insiders: It takes fans and would-be tourney prognosticators deeper into the specific teams they need to know for March. This story focuses on Saturday's titanic clash between the Syracuse Orange and Villanova Wildcats.

There are a lot of things to like about this season's Syracuse team. Considering they've lost only two games in the nation's toughest conference, that's self-evident. But the most amazing thing about this team, well, that will probably surprise you.