San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) - Riquna Williams netted a WNBA-record 51
points in the Tulsa Shock's 98-65 rout of the San Antonio Silver Stars.
Williams was 17-of-28 from the field and knocked down eight of her 14 attempts
from beyond the arc for Tulsa, which moved to 11-21 on the season.
The second-year Miami product, Williams, surpassed the previous mark of 47
points set by the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi against the Houston Comets
on Aug. 10, 2006. The Seattle Storm's Lauren Jackson matched Taurasi's output
against the Washington Mystics on July 24, 2007.
Williams tied the milestone with a layup with 1:22 remaining and surpassed the
mark with a jumper 24 ticks later.
Williams, who tallied 16 first-half points, poured in 20 in the third. She
outscored San Antonio, 35-22, in the second half.
Skylar Diggins added 20 points for Tulsa, while Jia Perkins tallied 21 points
to lead the Silver Stars.
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