KANSAS CITY, Mo (AP) -- Lyndsey Medders made a game-winning 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds remaining Tuesday, lifting Iowa State (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) to a 64-62 victory over Colorado in the first round of the Big 12 tournament.
Katie Robinette added 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Cyclones (22-5, 12-4), who trailed 50-42 with 6:45 remaining.
The Cyclones will face No. 14 Texas Tech in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Iowa State went on a 7-0 run to cut the deficit to 50-49 with 4:11 remaining, but Anna Nedovic's 3-pointer gave Colorado (9-18, 2-14) a four-point lead.
After the teams traded baskets, Mary Fox hit a 3 to bring Iowa State to 55-54. The Cyclones forced the Buffaloes into a shot-clock violation on the next possession but Veronica Johns-Richardson stole the ball from Fox, giving the ball back to Colorado.
Lisa Kriener and Johns-Richardson each made two free throws to push Colorado's lead to 59-54.
Anne O'Neil made two free throws for the Cyclones with 16.4 seconds remaining, cutting the deficit to 62-61.
Colorado created a wide-open layup for Nedovic but she missed it, and Robinette got the rebound with six seconds left. She moved the ball up the floor to O'Neil, who passed it over to Medders for the winning shot.
Yari Escalera led Colorado with a career-high 19 points.