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North Carolina star Bacot ties NCAA single-season record for double-doubles

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North Carolina star Armando Bacot made NCAA history in the Tar Heels' 72-69 loss to Kansas in Monday's national championship game.

Bacot registered his 31st double-double of the season with his 10th rebound in the final minute of the first half, tying Hall of Famer David Robinson for the single-season NCAA record.

It also marked Bacot's sixth double-double of the tourney, setting a new mark for the Big Dance, according to NCAA media coordinator David Worlock.

With his fourth board of the contest, Bacot became the fourth player in ACC history to post 500 or more rebounds in a single season.

Bacot finished with 15 points, 15 boards, two assists, one block, and one steal.

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