UCLA suspends Cody Riley, Jalen Hill for season

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UCLA announced on Friday night that Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, the two players that shoplifted in China alongside Liangelo Ball, have been suspended for the rest of the season.

They will not be allowed to dress for home games or travel for road games, but they will be allowed to participate in team activities – practices, meetings, etc. – beginning on the day after Christmas.

“Cody and Jalen are a part of our basketball and university families, and we will continue to support them as they serve their suspensions,” Steve Alford said. “Since returning from China, they have done everything asked of them and continued to work hard in the classroom and in their own personal workouts. I’ve told our players all along that actions have consequences, and the season-long suspension shows how seriously we take their misconduct. Though they will not suit up for games or travel with the team, I look forward to their return after the Christmas holiday. I am confident that they will make significant contributions to the university moving forward.”