They looked like what they are: the best team in the SEC.
When Florida demolished Georgia 64-47 at Stegeman Coliseum Wednesday night, the Gators put an emphatic exclamation point on a season that has seen only two losses and 15 wins. Billy Donovan's guys moved to 5-0 in the conference and looked almost unstoppable.
In a seven-day stretch, they swept Georgia for the year and beat Missouri, considered to be among the elite SEC Teams, handily.
The Georgia win on Wednesday was particularly telling. Trailing by three at the half, Florida put the ball in the hands of their star Scottie Wilbekin who led the Gators on a 24-4 run in the start of the second period. Wilbekin led all scoring with 17 points followed by Kenny Boynton with 14.
It was a dominating performance punctuated by eight three-pointers and a stifling defense that allowed the Gators to outscore the Bulldogs 40-20 in the second half.
It was also the kind of performance that could set the Gators on a path to a conference ...