Hannibal athletic director Brian Trowbridge tells WGEM Sports the Pirate boys basketball program has a new head coach.
Troy Buchanan assistant and former Van-Far assistant Mark Thomas has accepted the job. Thomas has spent the last seven seasons at Troy, and prior to that, he was on Brian Meny's staff at Van-Far.
Hannibal will be Thomas' first chance to be a head coach.
He replaces Matt Pugh who stepped down last month.
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