In 1954 this Meadville, PA, athlete earned all-state honors along with a fellow named Wilt Chamberlain. The 6-8 Sharrar then earned a scholarship at West Virginia University where he played under Fred Schaus. His Mountaineer teammates were "Hot Rod" Hundley and Jerry West. Together the put West Virginia in the national limelight. Sharrar, who grew to 6-10, played three years for West Virginia - earning honorable mention All-American in 1958 as the Mountaineers complied an excellent 28-2 campaign. Sharrar went with the Vickers Oil team in Wichita, Kansas and helped them win two AAU championships. In 1961 he came to Goodyear where he played three years with the Wingfoots through 1964 when Goodyear won the national AAU title. His final fling at competitive play with the Wings was in 1968 when he came out of retirement to play home games at Goodyear Gym.