Manny Atkins recorded his second double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Panthers (14-14, 9-6 Colonial Athletic Association), who have won two straight and eight of their last 11 games.
Trailing 24-22, Georgia State went on a 16-0 run that was capped by White's jumper to claim a 38-24 lead with 6:25 left in the first half. The Panthers, who made 10 3-pointers, continued their dominance in the second half, leading by as many as 27 points.
Georgia State, which shot 53.7 percent (29 of 54) from the floor, snapped a five-game losing streak against the Patriots (15-11, 8-6). George Mason shot 42.6 percent (23 of 54).
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.