I know Scalia was hurt during the Wisconsin game. Was that the reason why she didn't start? The young lady is tough as nails.
"In the second half we kind of started off slow,'' said Sara Scalia, her right shoulder encased in ice. She separated it against Wisconsin on Sunday and hadn't practiced since. But, after taking a numbing injection, she was able to play Wednesday, scoring 18 points.
"An absolute warrior,'' Whalen said. "Not many players would have played tonight. She did. If we continue to have players with hearts as big as hers, we'll be just fine.'