The No-Swat Team

Syracuse's special skills make the Orange a matchup nightmare

Updated: February 27, 2010, 9:53 AM ET
By By Matt Meyers | ESPN The Magazine

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.

What does Syracuse do that makes it so unique? And how might it benefit the Orange against Villanova Saturday? To find out, you must be an Insider.