Okc 23 21 19 18 81
Uta 31 19 26 21 97
Date of game: 10/12/2012

Recap: Utah vs. Oklahoma City

Salt Lake City, UT (Sports Network) - Mo Williams scored a team-high 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting, and the Utah Jazz downed the Oklahoma City Thunder, 97-81, Friday in preseason action at EnergySolutions Arena.

Enes Kanter chipped in 12 points and had a game-high 12 rebounds off the bench, and Gordon Hayward netted 13 points and pulled seven rebounds. Al Jefferson scored 12 and had seven boards for the Jazz, who are now 1-1 in the preseason.

Serge Ibaka scored 12 points and grabbed seven boards, and Cole Aldrich chipped in with 11 and 10. Perry Jones, Oklahoma City's first-round pick in the 2012 draft, added 14 points off the bench on 6-of-11 shooting.

Though Oklahoma City trailed by just four points early in the third, a 47-37 scoring advantage in the second half by the Jazz made it a double-digit loss for the Thunder, who are now 0-2 on the preseason.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

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