Matt Stainbrook Reflects On ‘Whirlwind’ Life As NCAA Tournament Cult Hero

WALTHAM, Mass. — In the week each year between the NCAA Tournament’s first and second weekends, media types often are left searching for things to talk about. This year, they found Matt Stainbrook. If you were at all invested in college basketball this March, you’ll remember Stainbrook: the shaggy, bespectacled, Uber-driving big man who helped power Xavier to a berth in the...
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier’s Matt Stainbrook to join track and field team

Xavier Musketeers center Matt Stainbrook took the Internet by storm during the 2015 NCAA Tournament. With his signature glasses and added Uber charm, no one could get enough of the big man. Now, they will have another opportunity to watch Stainbrook competing in athletics. In a report from the Cincinnati Enquirer, it was revealed that the 6-foot-10 basketball player will be joining...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Stainbrook is interning for the Dan Patrick Show today

Xavier’s Matt Stainbrook made some fans during the NCAA Tournament with his tenacity on the basketball court. Now he’s having some fun on the Dan Patrick Show…. Stainbrook prepping for the show. Intern for a day. Big guy in a little desk. A photo posted by Paul Pabst (@ppabst34) on Apr 6, 2015 at 4:49am PDT It doesn't take much for Matt Stainbrook to block...
Via The Student Section
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier's Matt Stainbrook drives an Uber to make up for scholarship he gave away

Matt Stainbrook does more a lot more driving than what your typical college basketball center usually does. At least off the court. You see, Stainbrook, a fifth-year player enrolled in grad school and currently leading Xavier into the Sweet 16 this weekend, also drives an Uber car to help pay his bills. Stainbrook was on The Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday and explained how...
Via The Other Paper
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Stainbrook gives talented Xavier its foundation

CINCINNATI -- Matt Stainbrook was right at home the first time Xavier brought the basketball down the court Friday night. The Musketeers' big man posted up on the low block, worked himself into position to receive the ball after his teammates had thrown three passes. Stainbrook got the ball, spun to the baseline and maneuvered his way to the basket for a layup. The next time down...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier's Stainbrook aiming for tournament return

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Matt Stainbrook spent his birthday in the trainers' room while the rest of his Xavier teammates got ready for one of their biggest games without him. The junior center was on crutches Wednesday -- his 22nd birthday -- between rehab sessions for his injured left knee. Stainbrook strained the medial collateral ligament during the first half of a 71-62 loss at Seton...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier C Stainbrook out For Villanova game

CINCINNATI -- Xavier University junior center Matt Stainbrook suffered a strain of the MCL (medial collateral ligament) in his left knee during the first half of Xavier's game at Seton Hall last night. He is out for the Villanova game on Thursday and day-to-day after that.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier's Matt Stainbrook Named Big East Conference Player of the Week

Press release from Xavier Athletics: CINCINNATI -- Xavier University junior Matt Stainbrook has been named Big East Conference Player of the Week. Stainbrook posted game highs of 21 points and 10 rebounds in Xavier's 68-53 win over Wake Forest on Saturday. Stainbrook shot 9-of-12 from the floor on his way to those 21 points, which also set a new Xavier career high. For the season...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Xavier breaks away from Wake Forest 68-53

Matt Stainbrook scored a season-high 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Xavier Musketeers rolled to a 68-53 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday. James Farr added 13 points and Semaj Christon finished with 12 for the Musketeers, who led by as many as 22 points while holding the Demon Deacons to their lowest point total of the season. Wake Forest set the previous low in a 59...
Via Associated Press
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Xavier beats Abilene Christian 93-65

Matt Stainbrook led Xavier's dominant inside game, and Myles Davis made 5 of his 7 shots from beyond the arc Monday night, helping Xavier pull away to a 93-65 victory over Abilene Christian. Xavier (5-0) completed an opening stretch of five home games that included a victory over Tennessee. The Musketeers leave for the Bahamas and a tournament that opens with a game against No....
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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