It has been a couple tough weeks for Marshall as they have lost three straight games, one against Akron, and two against P5 schools, one of which was ranked third in the nation. Now the Herd sets out to Denton, Texas to open CUSA play versus the Mean Green of North Texas.
Today we take an in depth look at the two projected starting lineups for this weekends games. Herdhaven.com will then break it down by star ratings based on the scout.com recruiting rankings for each player. Of course, star ratings does not always determine a winner, but it did show very similar rankings in the earlier loss to Akron.
Overall Marshall holds the advantage in regards to star ratings throughout the starting lineups:
Marshall – 2.32
North Texas – 2.13
Marshall holds the advantage when comparing the Herd’s starting offense to the Mean Green’s starting defense
Marshall Offense – 2.27
North Texas Defense – 2.09
Marshall also holds the advantage when comparing the Herd’s starting defense to the Mean Green’s starting offense
Marshall Defense – 2.36
North Texas Offense – 2.18
How will the game play out? We will all find out together in just a few days.
Listed below are the starting lineups and how they were rated.
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