Giant A On ASU Campus Painted Green

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An overnight prank on the ASU campus might have left some Sun Devil fans green with envy.

As the sun rose Thursday morning, the giant A on "A" Mountain near Sun Devil Stadium didn't look quite the same. University of Oregon fans painted the campus symbol green. ASU students had painted it black for Thursday's "blackout" game with the Ducks.

ASU students said the A was still black at about 3 a.m. but that Oregon fans made their way through ASU students guarding the mountain a couple hours before sunrise. ASU students have guarded the mountain in the past before games with rivals. ASU students made sure the A was back in black by 9 a.m.

Meanwhile, ASU students camped out overnight at the stadium to get tickets for the highly anticipated football game against Oregon.

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