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Quest 94, Glory 91 OT

November 10, 1997

ATLANTA (AP) _ Tonya Edwards scored 26 points, including a crucial 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and the defending American Basketball League champion Columbus Quest beat the Atlanta Glory 94-91 in overtime Sunday.

The Quest (9-2) outscored Atlanta 23-20 in the final quarter, then 7-4 in the extra period. Atlanta (3-8) lost its team-record sixth in a row.

Katie Smith added 23 points for Columbus. Andrea Lloyd had 14, Shannon Johnson 12 and Valerie Still 10. Still, who made four three throws in overtime, also had 11 rebounds.

Glory player-coach Teresa Edwards scored 34 points, rookie Tracy Henderson added 18 and Stacey Lovelace 17.

Trailing 31-19 at the end of the first quarter, Atlanta outscored Columbus 30-15 in the second period to take a 49-46 halftime lead. With 16 seconds left in regulation, the Glory was ahead 87-84 when Tonya Edwards tied it.

Edwards also hit two foul shots in overtime. Johnson contributed the Quest’s other free throw. Three-point attempts by Atlanta’s Niesa Johnson and Cathy Boswell fell short in the final 13 seconds.

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