Burning questions facing C-USA

Can Memphis regain its elite status? Who will surprise in the season ahead?

Updated: October 10, 2011, 2:15 PM ET
By Jay Bilas | ESPN Insider
PastnerJoe Murphy/Getty ImagesJosh Pastner could put his Tigers back into the top 10 this season.

Editor's note: For the next several weeks, the college basketball experts of ESPN Insider will examine the key questions facing some of the nation's top conferences as we prepare for the 2011-12 season. First up, Jay Bilas looks at Conference USA.

1. Will Josh Pastner have Memphis back to "powerhouse" status by the end of the season?

Jay Bilas

College Basketball analyst