Former Xavier University basketball player Matt Stainbrook has signed a contract to play professional basketball in Germany.
Stainbrook, an All-Big East center his senior season and 2014 XU graduate, will play with Crailsheim in Germany for the 2015-16 season.
Stainbrook’s signing brings the number of former Xavier players to 17 on active professional rosters in nine different countries outside the United States.
Former Xavier players on 2015-16 on active rosters overseas:
Germany: Matt Stainbrook (’14), Kenny Frease (’12) and Isaiah Philmore (’14)
Venezuela: Tu Holloway (’12)
Turkey: Derrick Brown (’09)
Kuwait: Brandon Cole (’07)
Spain: Justin Doellman (’07) and Romain Sato (’04)
Italy: B.J. Raymond (’09), Jamel McLean (’11) and Semaj Christon
Belgium: Justin Cage(’07)
France: Travis Taylor (’13) Israel: Josh Duncan (’08), Stanley Burrell (’08), Jason Love (’10) and Mark Lyons (’12)
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