Riquna Williams scores 51 as Shock pounce Stars

Cesar Tordesillas - 4E Sports Contributor San Antonio, TX, United States (4E Sports) - Riquna Williams poured in a WNBA record 51 points for the Tulsa Shock in pummeling the San Antonio Silver Stars 98-65 Sunday at the AT&T Center. Williams was 17 for 28 from the field and hit eight 3-pointers. Skylar Diggins added 20 points and Tiffany Jackson-Jones had 10 for the Shock (11-21). The Silver Stars started strong with a 10-0 blast, fueled by five points from Jia Perkins. Another Perkins' 3-pointer gave the Stars its biggest lead at 29-18 with 8:32 to go in the second quarter. Williams scored 16 in the first half, but couldn't keep the Stars from taking a 43-39 lead at the half. At the 6:37 mark of the third quarter, Williams connected with a layup to finally give the Shock the upper hand at 52-51. The Shock outscored the Silver Stars 59-22 in the second half with Williams contributing 35. Williams tied the record 47 points set by Phoenix's Diana Taurasi and Seattle's Lauren Jackson with a layup with 1:22 left in the game and then broke it with jumper 24 seconds later. She added two free throws with 5 seconds left for her final points. Perkins scored 21 points to lead the Silver Stars (11-21)....

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