This was Dayton’s first game since a 64-58 victory Jan. 14 against Davidson at UD Arena. A positive COVID-19 test within the program caused four games to be postponed.
Dayton remains the only unbeaten team in A-10 play, though it has played three fewer games than second-place Richmond (10-4, 7-2).
Against the Bonnies (2-10, 1-8), Giacone made 9 of 17 field goals. Kyla Whithead scored 11 points. Araion Bradshaw had eight points and 11 rebounds.
Dayton shot 46 percent from the field and 41 percent from 3-point range. It had a 42-22 rebounding advantage.
The Flyers will be on the road again in their next game. They play at Saint Louis at 5 p.m. Tuesday, at Saint Joseph’s at 6 p.m. Friday and at La Salle at noon Sunday.