"To have three Philly people on the staff is kind of cool," she said of Staley and Auriemma. "I think Geno will like that input of maybe some things that we do at our level, whether it's offensively or defensively."
"They know each other like the back of their hands," Whalen said of San Antonio's Big 3. "I think we have a little bit of that going. I think that's something we try to emulate and anytime you can get compared to a team like that, that's pretty cool. I think we'll take that and keep working on it every day."