Villanova's Joe Sarnese, left, pursues Temple's Kenneth Harper during the second half of their season-opening game in Philadelphia on Friday night. Harper scored on the play and Temple won 41-10. Sarnese is a Holy Spirit High School alumnus from Ventnor.
Jeff Whittingham, a left guard from Atlantic City, made the first start of his college career Friday night and helped Temple beat Villanova 41-10 in Philadelphia. 'It felt great,' said Whittingham, a junior. 'The atmosphere was great. … It felt good against guys I played against when I was in high school.'