"I think it was deeper this year," said ESPN analyst Carolyn Peck, who played and coached in the SEC.
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"The proof is in the pudding," Peck said. "When they're in conference, you're just playing against yourselves. Now, when you get to the NCAA tournament, now match up. Who are the better teams? ... It's the proof. It's not just the eye test."