UCLA, Georgia Tech players questioned by police in China

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HANGZHOU, China  — Police were summoned to a hotel shared by the Georgia Tech and UCLA basketball teams to investigate an unknown matter, and three basketball players for the Yellow Jackets were questioned and cleared.

A statement from Georgia Tech on Tuesday says its players weren’t involved in the activities being investigated.

UCLA team spokesman Alex Timiraos says the school is aware of the situation and is gathering more information.

The teams were staying at the Hyatt Regency Hangzhou on Tuesday before leaving for Shanghai, where Georgia Tech and No. 21 UCLA are set to open the season in a game Friday night.

Georgia Tech says its players who were questioned were to rejoin the team and resume their scheduled activities.

The Associated Press and CNN contributed to this report.