UCLA men’s basketball coach Steve Alford said Monday he has had no update on the status of three freshmen players who are suspended indefinitely after being detained in China.
LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley, and Jalen Hill were held on suspicion of shoplifting at three luxury stores in Hangzhou during the Bruins’ visit in conjunction with the season opener against Georgia Tech. The case made international headlines, especially with President Trump in China for a highly publicized tour of Asia.
Alford said he doesn’t know how long Ball, Riley and Hill will be suspended.
The disciplinary case is being handled by UCLA’s Office of Student Conduct, which gives dean of students...