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INDIANAPOLIS - OCTOBER 07: Diana Taurasi #3 of the Phoenix Mercury is pictured during the WNBA Finals game 4 against the Indiana Fever at Conseco Fieldhouse on October 7, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Riquna Williams was still in awe a day after breaking the WNBA scoring record with a spectacular 51-point performance. Tulsa's second-year guard became an overnight sensation after her historic effort against San Antonio. She had to shut off her phone after getting countless texts and voice mails just so she could get some sleep. ''It's truly been amazing,'' she said. ''I couldn't even imagine the impact it's had.'' Williams surpassed the record of 47 points that Phoenix's Diana Taurasi set against Houston on Aug. 10, 2006, and Seattle's Lauren Jackson matched against Washington on July 24, 2007. ''To see that list and my name at the top is unbelievable,'' Williams said. ''I'm just a small-town kid living out my dream.'' It wasn't her best scoring effort ever though. That came in high school when she scored 55 points against a rival school. Amazingly she did that in just three quarters, without hitting any 3-pointers, as coach Anthony Whitfield benched her for the first period ...
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