Sherod made a career-high seven 3-pointers -- one shy of the program record -- on nine attempts while Golden had 11 points and a career-best tying 12 rebounds. Jacob Gilyard had 18 points and seven assists for Richmond (3-0) and Blake Francis added 16 points.
The Spiders, whose first two games went to overtime, joined Southern Miss as the only teams in the last 10 years to open a season with back-to-back OT wins.
Richmond faces McNeese State at home on Friday. Cal State Northridge looks for its first win against Colgate next Sunday.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP-Top25
Elements of this story were generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com