Damien Leonard scores career-high 20 points
Ellington leads Carolina with 11 points in the contest.
Michael Carrera led the team with 16 points, seven rebounds and three steals
Four Gamecocks reach double figures
South Carolina earned an 82-75 overtime win over Milwaukee in the 2012-13 season opener.
"Mindaugas is a young man with size that possesses a skill set like most European players. He is a player who can eventually become a full-time perimeter player with great length. As his defensive abilities improve, it will allow him to become that perimeter player."